Talk: Pilgrim Paths in Ireland

Sat 8 Dec 2018 @ 3.00pm - 4.00pm


Venue: Athy Library, Convent Lane, Athy, Co. Kildare

Phone: 059 8631144

Email: athylib@kildarecoco.ie


The benefits of hill walking for the body and soul.


Author John G. O'Dwyer will host a talk in Athy Library on the benefits both spiritual and physical of hill walking on the Pilgrim Paths of Ireland. 

This event will take place on Saturday 8th of December from 3pm to 4pm. 

Booking is required and light refreshments will be served afterwards. 

To book a place on this or any other library event, please ring 045 980 555 or e-mail athylib@kildarecoco.ie  

The Pilgrim Paths of Ireland are a collection of ancient religious routes with well documented claims of  having been used by pilgrims since ancient times.Walking these ageless trails not only offers the opportunity for spiritual renewal but also provides  a link to our past, while contributing to sustainable tourism and community development in each area.

John G. O'Dwyer is a tour operator and also teaches tourism to further education students. A keen hillwalker and rock-climber, he is a founder member of Mid-Tipp Hillwalkers and has almost twenty-five years' experience of leading hillwalking and mountain climbing groups in Ireland, the UK, Europe and Africa


Information:

Athy Community Library

045 980555

athylib@kildarecoco.ie

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