Pilgrim Path Week August 2017

Pilgrim Path Week August 2017 <pilgrimpathweek2017@gmail.com>

On behalf of the Pilgrim Path Committee, I would like to invite the Galway Walking Club to join us on our special Heritage Week celebration of the Irish Pilgrim Paths. While these captivating medieval paths are open all year, for Heritage Week they will be even more accessible as we will be providing knowledgeable local guides, and you will be part of a group.

Our Heritage Week celebration takes place in four counties over six days:

Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th August – St. Finbarr’s Pilgrim Path, Drimoleague to Gougane Barra, Co. Cork. 37km
Monday 21st August – Cnoc na dTobar, Cahersiveen, Co. Kerry. 9km
Tuesday 22nd August – Cosán na Naomh (The Saint’s Path), Dingle, Co. Kerry. 18km
Thursday 24th August – St. Kevin’s Way, Hollywood to Glendalough, Co. Wicklow. 30km
Saturday 26th August – Tóchar na Phádraig, Ballintubber to Murrisk, Co. Mayo. 30km

All walkers who complete the full 125kms will receive a Teastas Oilithreachta (Pilgrim Completion Certificate).

Advance booking is essential, and must be made using the relevant email addresses and phone numbers below:

St. Finbarr’s Pilgrim Path, Gougane Barra, Co. Cork, (Aug 19/20): (028) 31547; 086 1735134; davidross316@gmail.com; Facebook: St Finbarr’s Pilgrim Walk
Cnoc na dTobar, Cahersiveen, Co. Kerry (Aug 21): 087 7942134; skelligkerry@gmail.com; Facebook: Cnoc na dTobar
Cosán na Naomh Dingle, Co. Kerry (Aug 22): 086 8191942; tp@iol.ie; Facebook: Cosán na Naomh/The Saints’ Path
St. Kevin’s Way, Glendalough, Co. Wicklow (Aug 24): 083 4328842; 087 2702099; irishmountainherbs@gmail.com; Facebook: GlendaloughPilgrimage
Tóchar Phádraig, Co. Mayo (Aug 26): 094 9030934; info@ballintubberabbey.ie; Facebook: Ballintubber Abbey

Please visit www.pilgrimpath.ie or facebook.com/PilgrimPath to learn more about our 12 Pilgrim Paths. If you are interested in visiting any of the Pilgrim Paths, please contact info@pilgrimpath.ie or 087 2240368, we would be delighted to assist you.

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