St. Brigid of Kildare


Event Description Pilgrimage in the footsteps of Brigid of Kildare / Pilgrimage
Dates and Time(s) Monday, September 16th, Wednesday, September 18th at 2.00 p.m. and Friday, September 20th at 11.00 a.m.
Host SolasBhride Team
Location Assemble at SolasBhride, 14 Dara Park, Kildare.
Directions: Take the Station Road from the Market Square in Kildare Town.
Turn right into Dara Park (just before Esso Station)
Solas Bhride is situated at the end of the estate.
(5 minute walk from Heritage Centre in Market Square). 
Numbers Group may consist of minimum of 10 to a maximum of 50
Booking Booking through
info@solasbhride.iePhone: +353 (0)45 522890 or info@kildareheritage.comPhone: +353 (0)45 530672
Eligibility Requirements Suitable footwear essential. Pilgrimage will last approximately two hours and cover a distance of 4 km.
Additional Information “Walking in the footsteps of Brigid” is a pilgrim journey conducted to the sites around Kildare town associated with St. Brigid.On the journey in the footsteps of Brigid the pilgrim will visit:

  • St. Brigid’s Cathedral, Round Tower and Fire Temple
  • St. Brigid’s Parish Church
  • St. Brigid’s Wayside Well
  • St. Brigid’s Garden WellPhil June 09 007
  • Site of new SolasBhride Centre

Pilgrims will have the opportunity to:

  • walk close to the earth and encounter the legends of Brigid and their relevance for today.

“Blessed are those who find their strength in You, whose hearts are set on pilgrimage.” Psalm 84.