News

PP Updates

Walking Books for Christmas

Walking Books for Christmas If you know someone who’s got an interest in walking, the great outdoors or Ireland’s deep and rich history of pilgrimage, then this could well be the perfect gift. John G. O’Dwyer’s well known guide to the Pilgrim Paths of Ireland is a fantastic read,...

spacer
spacer
spacer

Irish Pilgrim Paths feature on RTE’s One News

Irish Pilgrim Paths feature on RTE’s One News Ireland’s Pilgrim Paths feature on RTE One News on July 28th 2014 – coverage starts at 22 minutes 23 seconds and lasts about 2 minutes –http://www.rte.ie/news/player/2014/0728/10308080-one-news/. Just be aware that these videos only last a few weeks on RTE’s website, so...

spacer

Cnoc na dTobar joins Pilgrim Paths

Cnoc na dTobar joins Pilgrim Paths Cnoic na dTobar in coastal Kerry is the latest member of Pilgrim Paths Ireland. Pictured at the announcement at the Heritage Council’s head office in Kilkenny in July 2014 are Jim Finn, National Treasurer Pilgrim Paths Ireland; Maureen Kelly, Rath Dysert O’Dea Pilgrim Path; Cormac...

spacer

Pilgrim Paths Day Features in Tipperary Nationalist

St. Declan’s Way part of Pilgrims Paths Day On Easter Saturday, April 19, thousands are expected to retrace their ancestral heritage as they take to Ireland’s ancient pilgrim paths to celebrate the inaugural National Pilgrim Paths Day. Supported by the Heritage Council, this new Easter Festival which was launched...

spacer
spacer
spacer
spacer
spacer
spacer

Pilgrim Paths Day 2014 in Irish Times

By John G. O’Dwyer Last summer, in this column, I recounted a penitential journey I completed from Slemish Mountain to Skellig Michael when researching my book, Pilgrim Paths in Ireland. In conclusion I wrote: “So on a rainy day, as I crossed the Sheehy Mountains on the sublimely redeveloped St...

spacer