Rath/Dysert Activities

Upcoming Events 2019

Thursday, August 15th, 2019:
Inspirational Walk with Pius Murray on Inishmaan (Aran Islands), to celebrate Cinndhearg’s Day (Holy Woman of the Red Hair).

Meeting point: Doolin Pier, Bill O’Brien’s Doolin Ferry Co. Ticket Office @ 09 30.
Depart: 10 00
Return:(arrive back at Doolin Pier) 17 15.
Terrain: Narrow tarred roads and trails.
Distance: 6 km.(at leisurely pace)
Ability: Suitable for all levels of fitness.
Contribution: €40 per person, which includes return ticket on the ferry.
It is advised to bring warm, waterproof clothing and comfortable walking boots or shoes.
A bottle of water and a snack is also advised.
Walkers have the option of purchasing lunch or bringing their own packed lunch.
Booking for this event is essential. M. 087 9828173 E. pius@walkwithpius.com W. www.walkwithpius.com


Completed Events 2018 & 2019

Inishcealtra (Holy Island) Inspirational Walk.
Date: Easter Monday, April 22nd., 2019.
Time: 10 00 – 14 00.

Meeting point: Aistear Park, Mountshannon, County Clare.
(on Main Street in the village)

Boat trip to island @ 10 15.
Tour/ Walk of Island:10 30 – 13 00
Return boat trip @ 13 00.
Visit to Aistear Park labyrinth 13 15 – 14 00.

Walk leader: Pius Murray.

Contribution: Adults €20
Children U-16 €10
(includes cost of boat trips)
Proceeds from the walk go to Pilgrim Paths Ireland.

Terrain: easy, walking trail and grassy areas.
Fitness: moderate, easy pace with walkers staying together during the walk.
Gear: Warm weatherproof clothing. Comfortable walking boots/shoes/runners.
Snack: bring a small snack and a bottle of water/fluids. There will be a snack break on the island.

Further information: contact Pius
m. 087 9828173
e. pius@walkwithpius.com
w. www.walkwithpius.com

Inisheer Inspirational Walk

Inisheer Inspirational Walk, with Pius Murray, on Thursday, June 28th., 2018 @ 09 30.

(Caomhan’s Pattern Day Walk cancelled due to gales.This walk replaces it.)

Cost: €30, includes return trip on Bill O’Brien’s Doolin Ferry Co. “Doolin Express” and the Guided Walk.

Booking essential: Contact Pius m. 087 9828173 e. piusmurray23@gmail.com see www.walkwithpius.com.

Caomhan’s Pattern Day Walk – Thursday, June 14th, 2018.

Caomhans Walk

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 @ 09 30 Departure to Inisheer: 10 00 Return to Doolin Pier: 17 00 (Travel on the Doolin Express Ferry) Cost: €30 per person, which includes the return ticket on the ferry & the guided walk. Bring warm, waterproof clothing and wear comfortable walking boots or shoes/runners. Bottle of water and a snack is advised. Walkers have the option of a good lunch in “An Teach Tae” cafe or of bringing a packed lunch.

Booking essential: Contact Pius m. 087 9828173 e. piusmurray23@gmail.com see www.walkwithpius.com.

Rath – Kilnaboy Pilgrim Walk,County Clare.Rath Dysert, Co. Clare
Monday, April 2nd., 2018 @ 10.00am.

Starting point: Rath Medieval Church & Graveyard, Corofin, County Clare.
Parking: Kilnaboy Medieval Church, County Clare from 09 00 to 09 30. (Walkers will be transported to the starting point at Rath)
Distance: 11km.
Duration: 3.5 hours
Terrain: Easy. Scenic, quiet rural tarred roads.
Fitness: Moderate. The walk will be at an easy pace, with all walkers staying together.
Gear: Warm, waterproof clothing. Comfortable walking boots/shoes.
Snack: Packed lunch and bottle of water etc. There will be a stop for lunch during the walk.
Contribution: Adults €10. Kids U-16 Free.
Walk Leaders: Pius Murray and Maureen Kelly.
Further information: Pius at 0879828173 or email pius@walkwithpius.com.

Please keep an eye on our email for Pilgrim Paths Week 2018 updates.

Photo: Tau Cross, Kilnaboy.

Completed Events 2017

Rath Dysert Pilgrim Path Clare

Saturday, April 15th., 2017 @ 10 00 – Drumcliff – Dysert Walk. Pilgrim Walk, Co Clare

Starting point: Drumcliff Cemetery, Ennis, County Clare.
Parking: Dysert O’Dea Castle, Dysert, Corofin, County Clare from 9am to 09.30am.
Walkers will then be transported to the starting point at Drumcliff.

Distance: 14 km..Duration: 4 -4.5 hours. Terrain: Easy, quiet rural roads and woodland paths.
Fitness: Moderate, the walk will be at an easy pace with all walkers staying together.
Contribution: Adults €10 Kids U-16 Free Walk leaders: Pius Murray and Maureen Kelly..
Further information. Pius at 0879828173, piusmurray23@gmail.com.
Please keep an eye on our Facebook Page for updates.

Burren Inspirational Walk, at Rathborney, Ballyvaughan, County Clare on Saturday, April 16th, 2016. @ 10 30 am.
Meeting point: Burren Fine Wine & Food, Ballyvaughan.
Duration: 2.5 hours
Distance: 8km
Contribution: €10, Children U-16 free.
Walk leader: Pius Murray, Coisceim Anama
Email : piusmurray23@gmail.com
Mobile: 087 982 8173
For updates please keep an eye on the Pilgrim Paths Facebook Page.

Activities for Pilgrim Paths Week 2016:

Walk 1: Rath/Dysert Pilgrim Path Walk.
Saturday, March 26th., 2016 @ 13 30.
Parking : Dysert O’Dea Castle, Corofin, County Clare @ 13 00.
Distance: 6 km.
Duration: 3 hours approx.
Level of difficulty: Easy.

Walk 2: Drumcliffe /Dysert Pilgrim Path Walk.
Monday, March 28th., 2016 @ 10 00.
Parking: Dysert Catholic Church car park, Dysert, Corofin, County Clare,from 09 00.
Distance: 15km.
Duration: 5 hours approx.
Level of difficulty: Moderate, reasonable level of fitness required.

Contribution for the Rath/Dysert Walk €6.00 and for the Drumcliffe/Dysert Walk €10.00.

Registration by email: piusmurray23@gmail.com
Contact Pius Murray at 0879828173.
See also www.coisceimanama.ie