Walking in the Footsteps and Seeing with their Eyes
Follow the route taken by Sean Mac Diarmada from Corracloona NS to the Mac Diarmada House.
Views of a Revolutionary, Window of Sean MacDiarmada's Cottage
As part of the Sean Mac Diarmada Summer School join in this wonderful walk. Hear the history of the school and see the sights that Mac Diarmada and his siblings would have enjoyed on the route to and from school. The profusion of colours and wildlife in this magical spot in June is a feast for the senses. The purples and pinks of the Herb Robert, Rhododendron, Ragged Robin and Speedwell
Fields of Bog Cotton and White Thorn line your route
Stunning views over Lough MacNean across to Fermanagh and, if the evening is clear, the Donegal Mountains, all the while Big, Middle and Little Thur mountains keep a watchful eye on walkers' progress. Hear about Thur's archaeological monuments which catch the sunrise at the spring and autumn equinoxes
Views over Lough MacNean
Meet at Kiltyclogher Heritage Centre at 4.15 for registration and bus to start. Walk is approx 2.8 Km and slow paced. Please wear walking shoes. History and wildlife guides will accompany you.
Mac Diarmada cottage will be open for tours after walk at 6pm.Walk and tour are free of charge.
For more information on the Summer School visit;
SEAN MACDIARMADA SUMMER SCHOOL