New Book by John G O Dwyer to be launched in Upperchurch

John G O’Dwyer has over 30 years’ experience of hillwalking and leading groups in the Irish uplands and is now best known as an author and writer for the Irish Times. His latest book is a guide to the Galtee, Knockmealdown, Comeragh and Slieve Bloom Mountains, which also includes walks in the Slievefelim, Arra and […]

Thousands to Rediscover their Heritage during Pilgrim Paths Week April 11 – 18

  An Eastertime Festival Celebrating Ireland’s Pilgrim Heritage April 11 – 18, 2017 Over the coming Easter period large numbers will retrace their ancestral heritage as they take to Ireland’s ancient pilgrim paths to celebrate National Pilgrim Paths Week. This new Eastertime Festival celebrating Ireland’s pilgrim heritage will see a nationwide series of walks taking […]

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

  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 […]

Complete an Ancient Pilgrim Path this Springtime

How would you like to complete one of Ireland’s oldest and most revered pilgrim paths this spring, while also supporting a good cause? You now have such an opportunity on the 18th Annual Kerry Charity Challenge which takes place fromFriday, April 4 to Sunday, April 6, 2014 in the Skellig Hotel, Dingle, and supports the cause […]

Thurles Launch for Pilgrim Paths book

John G O’Dwyer, is a Thurles based  outdoor writer and mountaineer who has spent a quarter century leading groups through the Irish uplands.  In 2012, he journeyed  the ancient pilgrim trails of Ireland from Slemish Mountain in the Northeast, where many believe Christianity in Ireland had its first dawning to  Skellig Michael where in medieval times  the known world […]

New Walking Guide to Tipperary and Waterford

John G. O’Dwyer has rambled the mountains and moorlands of Tipperary and Waterford for many years and  he has now put this huge experience to good use  in his new guide  book to Walking in  Tipperary and Waterford which is being published by the Collins Press.  The book is a  comprehensive guide to the best, […]