Talk on Pilgrim Paths in Ireland in Cashel Library in advance of Pilgrim Paths Week

John G O Dwyer on the Cosain na Naomh pilgrim path

John G O Dwyer on the Cosain na Naomh Pilgrim Path


As a lead up to Pilgrim Paths Week, which takes place over Easter, John G O’Dwyer will give an illustrated talk on Tuesday, March 28, in Cashel Library. Evening begins over tea, coffee and bites at 6.50pm with the talk commencing from 7.20pm. In the course of the evening, John G will describe his pilgrim paths journey from Slemish, Co Antrim to Skellig Michael, Co Kerry.


He will also discuss the new Irish Pilgrim Passport, which is proving hugely successful, and his latest book on Ireland’s penitential paths which is due for publication in April. This book contains the historic background to each of 20 paths with route descriptions maps and photographs along with an account of the author’s personal experience of completing each. Included are 2 Tipperary Paths: St Declan’s Way and Kilcommon Pilgrim Loop. Admission is free and all are welcome for what should be a most informative evening and ideal for anyone thinking of starting out with pilgrim walking.

for more information on Pilgrim Paths Week 2017 visit


Pilgrim Paths in Ireland

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