Tochar Phadraig – Pilgrim Paths Event – Monday April 6th 2015

Tochar Phadraig – Pilgrim Paths Event – Monday April 6th 2015

The Pilgrim Path Day for Tochar Phadraig – the ancient pilgrim path between Ballintubber and Croagh Patrick – will be on Easter Monday, April 6th 2015.

Assembly and Registration will be at Ballintubber Abbey at 10a.m

The Pilgrims will walk the 17k (11 miles) route between Aughagower & Ballintubber (pilgrims will be bussed to Aughagower). €5 Registration.

Over a thousand pilgrims walk this Tochar  every year.  Among those who walked it was President Mary McAleese and who wrote as follows; “Thank you for making our visit to Ballintubber Abbey a very special experience. Walking the Tochar was every bit as wonderful and prayerful as the Camino”.

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Other walks during the year:

Saturday May 30th

Saturday June 27th

Sunday July 26th

Saturday August 29th

All the above walks will commence at 8.30a.m in Ballintubber Abbey and are a 35 km walk to Murrisk at the foot of Croagh Patrick.

On completion of the walk pilgrims are bussed back to car park at Ballintubber Abbey.  A   car will accompany the walkers along the route.

Registration fee €10.