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    The Pope waves as he arrives at Dublin Airport

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    John Hume reading at the Papal Mass at Drogheda as Pope John Paull II looks on

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    The Popemobile makes its way through the enormous crowds gathered at Killineer

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    SDLP politicians Gerry Fitt (back to camera), John Hume and Austin Currie at the Papal Mass at Drogheda in 1979

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    Cardinal Tomas O'Fiaich welcomes Pope John Paul 2 to the open air mass at Killineer, Drogheda.

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    The Furey Brothers playing at Pope John Paul II's visit to Drogheda in 1979

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    Church officials take the Blessed Head of Saint Oliver Plunkett from St Peter's Church for the procession to Killineer

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    The procession carrying the blessed head of Saint Oliver Plunkett which can be viewed in St Peter's Church in Drogheda

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    Prayers of the faithful: Two people wave to the Pope as he passes in his Popemobile

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    Out for the day: A family sets up for the day to watch the Papal Mass

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    Willie Dillon and Angela McCormick pose in the Papal throne

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