Thurles Woman Joins Roll Of Honour For Criochnoiri

Marianne Cleary, Thurles joined the roll of honour for Criochnoiri (Finishers of the full Irish pilgrim journey) in the last few weeks. She is pictured on her final ascent of Cnoc na dTobar pilgrim mountain in Co Kerry while accompanied by the Chairman of Pilgrim Paths Ireland, John G O’Dwyer. She was afterwards awarded a […]

The Rediscover Of Ireland’s Pilgrim Paths

In 2012, Thurles man, John G O’Dwyer walked Ireland’s almost forgotten penitential trails when researching his book titled, Pilgrim Paths in Ireland. Since publication of this book, which is now in its third reprint, there has been a huge increase in footfall on the ancient penitential trails of Ireland. In an illustrated talk, by invitation […]