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Gleann Cholm Cille © Benny Lewis

The Feast day of Colmcille in Gleann


June 4th 2018

The ancient turas in Gleann Cholm Cille will take place on the 9th June 2018 the feastday of St Columba: It will take place at the traditional time of midnight on the 8th June, and again at mid-day on the 9th June

Each pilgrimage will begin at at St Columba’s Church of Ireland, where parking is available.

The pilgrimage is done barefoot if possible. The event takes about 3 hours, and people can bring a lunch to eat at St.Columba’s Well.

The turas can also be done every Sunday until the 15th August.

There will be a garden fête on the land of the Church of Ireland on the afternoon of Sunday the 10th June. This is being organised jointly by the Catholic and Church of Ireland parishes.

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