Cnoc na dTobar Activities


Ascent of Cnoc na dTobar pilgrim mountain, Cahersiveen, Co Kerry

Irish Pilgrim Journey – June 17, 2024:
Cnoc an dTobar Pilgrim Mountain, Cahersiveen Co Kerry
Tel: 087 7942134, Email:, Facebook: Cnoc na dTobar.

A walk for the weekend: Mountain magic underfoot

Monday, June 19
As part of the Irish Pilgrim Journey 2023, there will be a guided walk of Cnoc an dTobar Pilgrim Mountain, Cahersiveen, Co Kerry on the above date.
For information: Tel: 087 7942134, Email:, Facebook: Cnoc na dTobar.


Good Friday, April 7
Pilgrim Paths Week. Fully guided ascent of the magnificently scenic Cnoc na dTobar Pilgrim Mountain, Cahersiveen, Co Kerry. Tel: 087 7942134, Email:, Facebook: Cnoc na dTobar.


Completed Events

Guided Walk, August 2021
Date: August 23rd, 2021
Meeting point: Cahersiveen Heritage Centre (the old Barracks) V23 VR62
Time: 10:30 compulsory safety briefing and registration
Equipment required: walking stick, sturdy walking boots, 1 litre of water, rain gear, a packed lunch and a change of clothes.
Light Refreshments served after the climb
For more information, please contact: Tel: 087 794 2134
Duration: 5.5 hrs (moderate)
Length: 9km
contribution: 10,00€
Event will finish at approx 14:30h


Completed Events 2019

APRIL 19, 2019

Cnoc na dTobar, Co Kerry, Guided walk ascending the 14 Stations of the cross to celebrate Pilgrim Paths Week. Information: 087 7942134, Email:

AUGUST 26, 2019

Guided ascent of Cnoc na dTobar Pilgrim Mountain, Co Kerry. For information contact 087 7942134, Email:

Completed Events 2018

Guided walk, as part of the 2nd annual Irish Pilgrim Journey. Information, 087 7942123 or email:

Completed Events 2017

Kerry Pilgrimage Weekend – September 23rd
Following the great success of the recent Irish Pilgrim Journey, there is now another opportunity to go where the spirit takes you on two of Ireland’s most captivating mystical trails, while in the company of like-minded people. The upcoming Kerry Pilgrimage Weekend ( Sept 23 and 24) offers participants an opportunity for a fully guided walk of the 2 pilgrim Paths In Kerry and 2 stamps for the new Irish Pilgrim Passport. The paths that will be completed are:

Cosán na Naomh Dingle, Co Kerry (Sept 23,): Facebook: Cosán na Naomh/the Saints’Path.
Cnoc na dTobar, Cahersiveen, Co Kerry (Sept 24): Facebook, Cnoc na d’Tobar

The cost for the 2 walks, which does not include return transport to the start point for Cosán na Naomh, is €20. Advance booking is required and should be made to Kevin O’Shea at 087 6247230 or

*** Completed Events ***

Good Friday, April 14, 2017A walk for the weekend: Mountain magic underfoot

Guide led climb of Cnoc na dTobar

Want to enjoy an unforgettable experience at Easter, while celebrating Pilgrim Paths week? Then you can savour some unforgettable walking on the Cnoc na dTobar pilgrim mountain, Co Kerry. On Good Friday, April 14, local guide, Johnny Keating, who was the first Kerryman to complete the Irish Pilgrim Paths, is leading a walk up Cnoc na dTobar to celebrate Pilgrim Paths Week. The return walk is among the 5 required for those wishing to complete the new, Irish Pilgrim Journey Passport, so this is an opportunity not to be missed.

Meet: The Old Barracks, Cahersiveen at 10,30am.

Walk distance: 9km

Walk duration: 3.5hours (approx)

Requirements: Sturdy footwear, warm clothing, packed lunch, water and raingear.

Contribution: €5 includes refreshments after climb.

Further information: 066 4010430 or 087 7942123.

For updates please keep an eye on Facebook: Cnoc na d’Tobar.

National Pilgrim Paths Day Pilgrimage,
March 26th 2016.

Difficulty: Moderate, Length: 9 km, Ascent: 690 metres, Duration: 3.5 hours

Cnoc na d-tobar, Cahersiveen, Co Kerry has been a sacred mountain since prehistoric times. On Saturday, March 26, a walk to celebrate Pilgrim Path Week will follow upwards the 14 Stations of the Cross on the mountain’s ancient trail. Summit views, as picture shows, are awe-inspiring. All comers are welcome, but please leave your dog at home, as the pilgrim path is on a working farm.

Meet: Old Barracks, Cahersiveen at 10.30 for carpooling.

Description: Walk to a mountain summit requiring, sturdy boots, raingear and packed lunch. Recital to start walk – all musicians welcome to join in: Contribution: €5.00 (Includes refreshments). 360 degree views at the summit:

The Skelligs,  (Unesco World Heritage Site),  Cahersiveen Town,  Valentia Island, West Cork,  Corrán Tuathail (Ireland’s highest mountain),  The Blasket Islands,  Dingle Bay,  Mount Brandon,  Dingle Town, Mullaghanattin, (“the Matterhorn of Ireland”),  Kenmare Bay,  Drung Hill,  Killorglin Town. On a fine day, it is possible to see Kerry Airport, with the help of binoculars!
Information: skelligkerry@gmail.comFacebook: Cnoc na d’Tobar.

The Old  Barracks, Cahersiveen, Co. Kerry, V23 VR 62, Ireland. Tel:  +353 (0) 66 4010430

Cnoc na d'Tobar Easter Saturday