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In Ireland, it is a popular myth that the Celtic cross was introduced to the island by Saint Patrick or possibly Saint Declan during his time converting the pagan Irish. It is believed that he combined the symbol of Christianity, a cross, with the symbol of the sun (some believe it may alternatively be the moon), to give pagan followers an idea of the importance of the cross by linking it with the idea of the life-giving properties of the sun.[
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