Dating sites for spiritual people
She was both Pagan goddess and early Christian saint.St Brigid established a monastery in 470AD, probably at the location of a former pagan sacred site.Moving on to the old town of Kells, famous for the Book of Kells you can go in search of its five High Crosses, the locals are still looking for the fifth one!We are now in the eastern province of Leinster where we get a bird’s eye view of seventeen counties from the top of Loughcrew or Slieve na Caillighe- the Mountain of the Witch.Kildare Cathedral developed from this monastery in the early 13th century and is unusual in Ireland for being Anglican.
What symbolism will you see in the stone carvings within the mighty cairn?
We lunch at Avoca Handweavers’ award-winning café and take a tour of the oldest woollen mill in Ireland.
We travel through the stunning high moorland scenery of the Wicklow Gap to visit two stone circles within a sacred landscape.
Our guide will bring this landscape to life as we learn of its original purpose and what beliefs these people had; food for thought as we make comparisons with our modern world.
The isolated site of Carrowkeel has sat high in the spectacular Bricklieve Mountains for over five thousand years, and the thirty-minute trek to get there is well worth it!
~~~ After collection from Dublin airport we start our journey based in Naas, County Kildare.