The Croagh Patrick Heritage Trail are having a three day walking festival in conjunction with Mayo Roscommon Hospice. The festival will take place over March 20th, 21st and 22nd, 2015. There will be refreshments and water stops provided. The walk will also be guided and the guides will offer information on the heritage and local folklore of this spectacular route through the wonderful landscape of County Mayo.
The cost of the walk is €15 per day or €40 for all three days. Groups and clubs are welcome.
Walkers can register online at http:www.iregister.ie/croaghpatricktrail/ or can register on the day.
Route & Distance
Friday 20th March – Balla to Ballintubber (20 km).
Registration 9.00am in Balla Community Centre.
Meeting point is the car park in front of Corley’s Pub Ballintubber, at 8.30 amsharp
(everyone will be transported to the starting point in Balla).
Saturday 21st March – Ballintubber to Aughagower (21km).
Registration 9.00am in Ballintubber Community Centre.
Meeting point is Aughagower Village,at 8.30am, parking at church.
(everyone will be transported to Ballintubber by bus)
Sunday 22nd March Aughagower to Murrisk (21km).
Registration 9.00am Aughagower Community Centre Tea/Coffee.
Meeting Point Murrisk, at Croagh Patrick car park 8.30am sharp, transport to Aughagower.
For further information contact the Croagh Patrick Heritage Trail office at 094 9030687 or email