New pilgrim walk will visit Saul and Down Cathedral

A new camino style pilgrim walk will take in both Saul Church and Down Cathedral. St Patrick’s Way, is being launched in Downpatrick on 1 July.

Down Cathedral, Downpatrick.

New pilgrim guides Martina Purdy and Elaine Kelly will in turn lead pilgrims on the journey which includes Inch Abbey, Saul Church, the site of Patrick’s first church in Ireland, Slieve Patrick and the national monument, Struell Wells, and St Patrick’s grave at Down Cathedral.

The Dean of Down, the Very Revd Henry Hull, said: “I hope this will introduce many new people to the Downpatrick area and the depth of…

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