Place: DUBLIN Pilgrimage Context: Days 1, 2 & 8, Sept. 15th, 16th, & 22nd, 2019 Pilgrimage Includes: 3 nights lodging / 2 days program in Dublin, 1 free day Welcome Dinner, traditional Irish Guided walking tour of the city Entrance fee to the Book of Kells at Trinity College Entrance fee, tour of Celtic Christian
Hill of Tara, County Meath, Ireland2019-01-01T06:09:04-08:00
Place: HILL OF TARA Pilgrimage context: Day 3, Sept. 17th, morning, purchased lunch Pilgrimage includes: coach transport, entrance fee, guided tour, video presentation Significance: Tara is the place where pagan Celtic Ireland and Christianity meet. • Known as the Soul of Ireland • Hinge place where ancient Celtic world and Christianity intersect • Place where
Downpatrick, County Down, Northern Ireland2019-01-01T06:08:19-08:00
Place: DOWNPATRICK Pilgrimage context: Day 3, afternoon Pilgrimage includes: private coach transport, entrance fees, guided tour Significance: The ‘Cradle of Irish Christianity,’ the area where Saint Patrick began and ended his mission to the Irish. This area provides a thorough encounter with the life, mission, and legacy of Saint Patrick Location: Northern Ireland, 2 hour
Kildare, County Kildare, Ireland2019-01-01T06:07:38-08:00
Place: KILDARE Pilgrimage Context: Day 5, morning Pilgrimage Includes: private coach transport, guided tour Significance: Site of the 5th century double monastery for men and women founded by Saint Brigid. Location: Ireland, 1 hour drive SW of Dublin Celtic Saints Association: Saint Brigid Tourist Amenities: cafe Historical Monuments, Museums: • St. Brigid’s Cathedral • St.
Clonmacnoise, County Offaly, Ireland2019-01-01T06:06:02-08:00
Place: CLONMACNOISE Pilgrimage Context: Day 4, afternoon Pilgrimage Includes: private coach, guided tour, entrance fee Significance: Sixth century Monastic City founded by Saint Ciaran containing one of the best preserved set of monastic artifacts in Ireland today. Location: Republic of Ireland 1.5 hours NW from Kildare, 1.5 hours W of Dublin Celtic Saints Association: Saint
Athlone, County Westmeath, Ireland2019-01-01T06:05:22-08:00
Place: ATHLONE Significance: Second most populated city in the Midlands, the place where the artisans from Clonmacnoise moved their shops as the political center of the area moved from the monastery to this growing trade center Pilgrimage Context: Day 4, evening lodging Pilgrimage Includes: private coach, opportunity for pre-arranged dinner for purchase and night life.