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Caomhan’s Pattern Day Walk 2018

Caomhan’s Pattern Day Walk  Thursday, June 14th, 2018. Pius Murray leads the 5th. annual guided walk, on the island of Inisheer (Inis Oirr), Aran Islands, to celebrate the Pattern Day of Caomhan, patron saint of the island. Meeting point: Bill O’Brien’s Doolin Ferry Co. Ticket Sales Office, Doolin Pier...

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Pilgrim Passport Brochure Launch 2017

Pilgrim Passport Brochure Launch 2017 This is a preview of the new promotional brochure for the Irish Pilgrim Paths Passport, which will be distributed to tourist offices and hospitality businesses across Ireland over the next number of weeks. As a result we are expecting a big increase in footfall...

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Launch of Pilgrim Passport – Irish Independent

New ‘passport’ to put Pilgrim Paths of Ireland on a par with the Camino A series of ancient Irish pilgrim paths has the potential to become the ‘pedestrian’ version of the Wild Atlantic Way if it gets the backing of a proper tourism marketing campaign, organisers have said. A...

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Illustrated Talk on Ireland’s Pilgrim Passport

Illustrated Talk on Ireland’s Pilgrim Passport On Friday, April 15th, John G O’ Dwyer, (author of the first guidebook to Ireland’s pilgrim paths ) will give an illustrated talk on Ireland’s newly launched Pilgrim Passport. The event will begin at 9.15pm on Friday April 15th in the Sneem Hotel,...

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A Walk for the Weekend: Irish Times Feature

A Walk for the Weekend: Pilgrim Paths to Higher Ground Follow in the ageless echo of medieval penitents, writes John G O’Dwyer Celebrating Ireland’s dense network of penitential tracks, Pilgrim Paths Week is a new, non-denominational Easter festival that urges us to get into the Irish countryside and follow...

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Pilgrim Paths AGM – November 2015

Pilgrim Paths AGM – November 2015 This photo shows members of the Steering Group for Pilgrim Paths Ireland attending the annual general meeting in Nenagh on November 2nd 2015. The principal proposal adopted was the extension Pilgrims Paths Day into National Pilgrim Paths Week which will take place next...

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Pilgrim Paths Week, March 22nd – 29th, 2016

National Pilgrim Paths Week –  Easter Saturday, March 22nd – 29th, 2016 Ireland’s third annual National Pilgrim Paths Event will take place over a week for the first time ever. The celebrations will take place over the Easter holiday period from Tuesday March 22nd to Tuesday March 29th 2016. There will be a nationwide series of...

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National Pilgrim Paths Day 2015 – Saturday April 4th

National Pilgrim Paths Day 2015 – Saturday April 4th On Saturday, April 4, large numbers of Irish people and overseas visitors are expected to connect with the ancient traditions of pilgrimage and retrace their ancestral heritage on the Easter Weekend as they take to this country’s ancient pilgrim paths...

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Brigid’s Way, Kildare – 13th Pilgrim Paths Member

Brigid’s Way – 13th Pilgrim Paths Member Brigid’s Way Celtic Pilgrimage in Co. Kildare has recently become the 13th National Pilgrim Path in Ireland. St. Brigid is also the first female Irish Saint to be so honoured. On Pilgrim Paths’ Day, April 4th 2015, there will be a walk the...

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