• 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 22 - 30, 2020

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

Ireland 2020 Itinerary

Revised 7/13/2019

Tuesday, 22 September
            Dublin Buswells Hotel
            5:00 PM Get acquainted; organizational meeting
            Dinner at a nearby pub (D)

Wednesday, 23 September
            Breakfast at the hotel
            Visit National Museum of Ireland and 
            Trinity College Library (Book of Kells)
            Lunch and sightseeing 
           Motorcoach to Boyne Valley (hotel TBD)
           Dinner at the hotel . (B,D)

Thursday, 24, September
            Breakfast at the hotel
            Anthony Murphy is our guide for the day
             motor coach to New Grange

             guided tour of New Grange
             lunch on your own 
            Dinner in the hotel (B,D)

Friday, 25 September
            breakfast in the hotel 
           Motor coach to Galway

           Lunch on your own
           Rossaveal for ferry to Inis Mor
          Time with Dara Molloy
            dinner in the hotel . (B,D)

Saturday, 26 September
             breakfast in the hotel
            time with Dara
            lunch on your own 
            dinner in the hotel . (B,D)

Sunday, 27 September  
            Breakfast in the hotel
            ferry to Roosaveal
            motorcoach to Clonmacnoise 
            lunch and tour Clonmacnoise
            motorcoach to Glendalough
            check in Glendalough hotel
            dinner in the hotel . (B,D)

Monday, 28 September
            breakfast in the hotel
            tour Glendalough
            lunch on your own
            dinner in the hotel  (B,D)

Tuesday, 29 September
             breakfast in the hotel
            Glendalough on your own
            dinner in the hotel . (B,D)

Wednesday, September 30
             breakfast in the hotel
            motorcoach to Kildare  
            Brigid’s Well; closing ritual
           farewell lunch
           motorcoach to Dublin city and/or airport
            4:00 PM arrive Dublin airport . (B,L)