A First Hand Account of a Youth Pilgrimage to Ireland

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to bring a youth pilgrimage to Ireland?  Here's your chance to find out.  Our friends at St Pauls Epsicopal Church in the USA have allowed us to share their blog outlining the great experiences they had here during their trip to Ireland.

Click here to read their day by day account on a custom tour of Ireland.  They did so much here and had so many unique and special experiences.  They climbed Croagh Patrick, explored the Aran Islands, learned about the St Brigid, enjoyed a spiritual walk through Glendalough, learned how to play Hurling and Gaelic and even jumped in to a peat bog.

Celtic Footstep are experts in creating custom tours and pilgrimages of Ireland. If you are planning a group trip to Ireland contact Celtic Footstep to create a bespoke customised tour for your group to Ireland.

St Brigit Leads Pilgrimage to Ireland

St Brigit Leads Pilgrimage to Ireland

In September a small group journey from Colorado, USA to Ireland and enjoyed a custom itinerary for 11 nights in Ireland.  This itinerary was created specifically for them and featured inputfrom local Irish experts Including Pádraigin Clancy, Fr Michael Rogers, Grace Clunie & Sister Mary Minehan (Solas Bhride).

James Joyce Dublin City Tour

James Joyce Dublin City Tour

Celtic Footstep were recently asked to prepare a custom itinerary for a Professor and 10 students from Boston, USA.  Their interest was all things Joycean!  The tour that we proposed included all of their wish list and a few extras!  This tour is easily adapted and ideal for student groups, study groups, special interest groups and academic groups visiting Dublin and Ireland!

Irish Landscapes, People, Celtic Myths & Heritage

Irish Landscapes, People, Celtic Myths  & Heritage

Celtic Footstep recently put together a custom tour for a small group from Brazil.  We created a very special itinerary bursting with unique experiences for this group whose special interest was painting.   Artist and Art Teacher Mary Porto and Claudio Crow who is an expert on all things celtic accompanied this small group to Ireland.

 

Timothy Christian High School Pilgrimage to Ireland

This January Celtic Footstep welcomed a youth group from Timothy Christian High School, USA to Ireland.  This group tour was customised and planned by us especially for them and by all accounts was thoroughly enjoyed by all participants.  They have very kindly shared their thoughts and experiences in this blog written by the group leader.    

Introduction by Group Leader Mac Wiener

"Our trip to Ireland with Celtic Footstep was beyond our expectations. Ireland is simply a wonderful, unforgettable place. 

Celtic Christianity Tour

Celtic Christianity Tour

This reflection was written by Gerard Mannion, PhD, professor in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies and director of the Frances G. Harpst Center for Catholic Thought and Culture (CCTC) at the University of San Diego. Each year the center takes a small group of inter-disciplinary USD faculty to a place connected with the Catholic intellectual and/or cultural and social traditions.