St Declan’s Way Walk - Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th November 2018
Join Focus Ireland on their two day walking challenge of St Declans Way. 2018 saw the momentous reopening of the ancient St Declan’s Way Pilgrim Path and to celebrate this Focus Ireland are holding a series of walks to complete this route. Our St Declan’s Way walk will start with Cashel to Cahir on day one and Cahir to Goatenbridge on day two. St Declan’s way utilises the route of a number of ancient pilgrimages and trading routes such as the Rian Bo Pharaig (track of St Patricks cow), bother na Naomh (road of the saints) Cosán Na Naomh (Path of the Saints) and St. Declan’s Road.
· Date Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th November, 2018
· Duration: 2 Days
· Distance: 40 km
· Difficulty: Moderate
· Registration €50
· Fundraising Target €350 ( plus registration fee)
· Includes Bus transfer from Cahir to Cashel and Goatenbridge back to Cahir
· I night accommodation in Cahir ( twin rooms) plus breakfast.
· Dinner on Saturday evening plus a packed lunch on the Sunday.
Up for the challenge? Interested in meeting new people, walking in historical footsteps of a pilgrim path while helping support the work of Focus Ireland with people affected by homelessness.
Why not join Focus Ireland on our St Declan’s Way challenge. Registerat
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