Sean Reilig Trail

When:
Lúnasa-Aug 26, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
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Cost:
Free

Sean-Reilig-WalkSean Reilig Trail Event Details

Date:  Saturday, 26th August 2017
Time:  10am to 12pm-1pm
Meeting Point:  An Fuarán (Opposite The Forge Bar), Moycullen
Organisers:  Moycullen Historical Society

Free Event
Distance:  6.5km
Grade:  Easy 
Terrain:  Roads

hundreds of years in a few hours

A 2-3 hour guided walk taking you through the history and heritage of our village from the 11th century to the present day.  You will learn about the origins of Moycullen village and its original location (factual and mythological), the renowned O’Flaherty clan (in particular the famed historian Ruadhri O’Flaherty), anglo-norman castle ruins, our Sean Reilig containing stunning examples of vocational stone markings and some of the oldest marked graves in the county, as well as restored 19th century handball alley and even a little about the original Galway-Clifden railway line- can you afford to miss this valuable learning experience?

further details

If you want further details, please feel free to contact our society on 087 9508087 or moycullenhistoricalsociety@gmail.com.