The Ireland Way Walking Tour - April 2019

Ireland - Retreats, Weekend Away & Tours


Let Your Journey Begin!
40 DAYS, 14 COUNTIES, 900KM or 560 MILES and 1000+ SHEEP.
We would look after accommodation and our group bookings for a Spring 2019 Tour.

 
Date:Mar 31, 2019
Location:Ireland,

                


April 2019 - The Ireland Way Walking Tour.
Let Your Journey Begin!
40 DAYS, 14 COUNTIES, 900KM or 560 MILES and 1000+ SHEEP.
Max: 14 people

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We would look after accommodation and group bookings for a Spring 2019 Tour. Trail is not complete till 2018. We would also stop at some sacred sites along the way. It takes roughly 40 days to walk plus a few extra days to see some sacred sites.

Extra tours available on our free / rest such as Dingle day tour and Cliff of Mohar.

Tour by Maria's Ireland Sacred Tours with Guest guides. www.IrelandSacredTours.com Email Us for more details.

This line up is subject to change.


Part 1: Beara-Breifne Way

Stage 1: The Beara Way (Castletownbere to Kealkill, Co. Cork) Distance: 63 km, 39 miles. Days: 3
Highlights: Wedge tomb, Views from Caha Mountains, Park Lough, Lough Toberavanaha, Glengarriff Forest Park

Stage 2: Slí Gaeltacht Mhuscraí (Kealkill to Millstreet, Co. Cork) Distance: 67 km, 42 miles. Days: 3
Highlights: Carriganass Castle, Gougane Barra Famine Pot, Chapel on Gougane Barra Lake

Stage 3: Beara-Breifne Way (Duhallow) Millstreet to John's Bridge, Co. Cork. Distance: 37 km, 23 miles. Days: 2
Highlights: River Blackwater, River Blackwater on the Ireland Way Hiking Trail

Stage 4: Ballyhoura Way. John's Bridge to Tipperary (Cork, Limerick,Tipperary) Distance: 85 km, 52 miles. Days: 4
Highlights: Liscarroll Castle, Donkey Sanctuary, Ballyhoura Mountains, Castle Oliver Gate House, Ballylanders Church Ruin, Glen of Aherlow
Ogham Stone.

Stage 5: Multeen Way. Tipperary to Milestone. Distance: 29 km, 18 miles. Days: 1 County: Tipperary
Highlights: Tipperary Town, Donohill Motte, Donohill Motte on the Ireland Way hiking trail, Donohill Motte

Stage 6: Ormond Way. Milestone to Portumna. Distance: 70 km, 44 miles. Days: 2. Counties: Tipperary, Galway.
Highlights: Augustinian Priory, Cloughjordan Eco-Village, Cloughjordan Eco-Village on the Ireland Way hiking trail, Cloughjordan Eco-Village

Stage 7: Hymany Way, Portumna to Ballygar, Distance: 83 km, 52 miles. Days: 4. County: Galway.
Highlights: River Shannon, Portumna Castle, Portumna Forest Park, Brackloon Castle, St. Brendan's Tree, St. Brendan's Cathedral, Ballinasloe.

Stage 8: Suck Valley Way. Ballygar to Loughglynn. Distance: 51 km, 31 miles. Days: 3. Counties: Galway, Roscommon.
Highlights: Glinsk Castle, Traditional Telephone Box, Ballymoe Church Ruin, Glinsk Castle.

Stage 9 Lung/Lough Gara Way. Loughglynn to Castlebaldwin. Distance: 43 km, 26 miles. Days: 2. County: Roscommon
Highlights: Moygara Castle.

Stage 10: Miner's Way. Ballinafad to Leitrim Town. Distance: 49 km, 31 miles. Days: 2. Counties: Sligo, Roscommon, Leitrim.
Highlights: Ballinafad Castle. Megalithic Cemetery. Donkey Sanctuary, St. Lasair's Holy Well. Kilronan Abbey.

Stage 11: Leitrim Way. Leitrim Town to Dowra. Distance: 27 km, 16 miles. Days: 1. Counties: Leitrim, Cavan.
Highlights: Lough Allen. Wall of O'Rourkes Castle. Monument commemorating the March of O'Sullivan Beare in 1602

Stage 12: Cavan Way. Dowra to Blacklion. Distance: 22 km, 14 miles. Days: 1. Counties: Cavan, Fermanagh.
Highlights: Shannon Pot. Giant's Grave, Cavan Burren Park, Tough Soles
Part 2: The Ulster Way

Stage 13: Big Dog Way. Bellcoo to Belleek. Distance: 46 km , 29 miles. Days: 2. County: Fermanagh.
Highlights: Ballintempo Forest, Big Dog Mountain, Belleek Pottery Centre

Stage 14: Lakeland Way. Belleek to Lough Bradan Forest. Distance: 33 km, 20 miles. Days: 1. County: Fermanagh
Highlights: Many lakes, Drumskinny Stone Circle.

Stage 15: South Sperrins Way. Lough Bradan to Gortin. Distance: 48 km, 30 miles. Days: 2. County: Tyrone.
Highlights: View from Bolaght Mountain, View from Bessy Bell.

Stage 16: Glenelly Valley Way. Gortin to Moneyneany. Distance: 37 km, 23 miles. Days: 2. County: Derry
Highlights: Glenelly Valley., Ring forts, Moneyneany Church

Stage 17: Central Sperrins Way. Moneyneany to Dungiven. Distance: 21 km, 13 miles. Days: 1. County: Derry.
Highlights:Sperrin Mountains. River Roe, Central Sperrins Way.

Stage 18: North Sperrins Way. Dungiven to Castlerock. Distance: 60 km, 38 miles. Days: 2. County: Derry.
Highlights: Sperrin Mountains, Legavannon Pot, Dungiven Castle, Gortmore Viewpoint, Dungiven Castle.

Stage 19: River Bann Way. Castlerock to Portstewart. Distance: 16 km, 10 miles. Days: 1. County: Derry.
Highlights: Castlerock Beach, Coleraine Town, Mussenden Temple, Castlerock Beach .

Stage 20: Causeway Coast Way, Portstewart to Ballycastle, Distance: 44 km, 27 miles. Days: 2. Counties: Derry, Antrim.
Highlights:Dunluce Castle, Giant's Causeway, Smallest Church, White Park Bay Beach, Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge and Giant's Causeway.

International Group flights available thru Banks Travel.