Upcoming Events 2020
“Hidden Benefits of Walking” a talk by Pius Murray.
– A Healthy Ireland at your Library Event –
Taking place at:
Lisdoonvarna Public Library on Thursday, January 23rd., 2020 at 6pm
Kilkee Public Library on Monday, January 27th., 2020 at 6pm
- Inis Cathaigh (Scattery Island) Easter Walk
on Inis Cathaigh / Scattery Island
13th April 2020
Join ‘Walk with Pius’ on Easter Monday to explore Inis Cathaigh (Scattery Island) as part of National Pilgrim Paths Week 2020.
- Caomhan’s Pattern Day Inspirational Walk
on Inisheer, Aran Island
14th June 2020
Pius Murray will lead a 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 Doolin Pier.
- Cinndhearg’s (Holy Woman of the Red Hair) Day Inspirational Walk
on Inis Maan, Aran Island
15th August 2020
Join Pius Murray for an inspirational walk to celebrate Cinndhearg’s (Holy Woman of the Red Hair) Day on Inishmaan, Aran Islands. Meeting point Doolin Pier.
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
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.
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 @ 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.
Rath – Kilnaboy Pilgrim Walk,County 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)
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 email@example.com.
Please keep an eye on our email for Pilgrim Paths Week 2018 updates.
Photo: Tau Cross, Kilnaboy.
Completed Events 2017
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.
Fitness: Moderate, the walk will be at an easy pace with all walkers staying together.
Further information. Pius at 0879828173, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meeting point: Burren Fine Wine & Food, Ballyvaughan.
Duration: 2.5 hours
Contribution: €10, Children U-16 free.
Walk leader: Pius Murray, Coisceim Anama
Email : email@example.com
Mobile: 087 982 8173
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.
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.