• Explore Celtic Spirituality on its native soil with knowledgeable guides
  • Learn about Brigid, goddess and saint, and visit Brigid’s Well and Kildare
  • Visit Boyne Valley  Neolithic sites including Newgrange and the Hill of Tara 
  • Experience early monastic sites including Monasterboice, Clonmacnoise, the Aran Islands, and Glendalough
  • See the Book of Kells at Trinity College, Celtic artifacts at the National Museum of Ireland, and enjoy free time in Dublin
  • Enjoy Irish food and music (and perhaps a pint of Guinness)
  • Have time to meditate, rest, and explore the sacred landscape of Ireland

Ireland Pilgrimage 2020

Discovering Brigid:
The Goddess, the Saint, 
and the Sacred Feminine

September 15 – 23, 2020

​Leaders: Linda McFadden & Philip Wiehe
Guest Leaders: Dara Malloy & Anthony Murphy

Ireland 2020 Itinerary

Day 1   Dublin Hotel
            5:00 PM Get acquainted; organizational meeting
            Dinner at the hotel or nearby restaurant


Day 2   Breakfast at the hotel
            National Museum of Ireland
            Trinity College Library

Lunch and sightseeing on your own
            Dinner Irish Pub


Day 3   Breakfast at the hotel
            motor coach to New Grange
            guided tour of New Grange
            lunch on your own New Grange
            Motor coach to Rossaveal by way Tara ( with Anthony Murphy)
            Ferry to Inis Mor
            Hotel check in and dinner


Day 4   breakfast in the hotel
            with Dara Malloy for tour of the island
            Lunch in the village on your own
            with Dara for tour of the island
            dinner in the hotel


Day 5    breakfast in the hotel
            with Dara on ritual
            on your own on Inis Mor
            dinner in the hotel


Day 6   8 ferry to Roosaveal
            motorcoach to Clonmacnoise (with Anthony Murphy)
            lunch and tour Clonmacnoise
            motorcoach to Glendalough
            check in Glendalough hotel
            dinner in the hotel


Day 7   breakfast in the hotel
            9 tour Glendalough
            lunch on your own
            dinner in the hotel

Day 8  breakfast in the hotel
            Glendalough on your own
            dinner in the hotel

Day 9   breakfast in the hotel
             motorcoach to Kildare 
            Brigid’s Well; closing ritual
            motorcoach to Dublin city and/or airport
            arrive Dublin
            3:30 PM arrive airport