Come down for an interesting night in the Thatch Cottage on Wednesday 18th October when visiting American professor Dr Celeste Ray will give a talk on the Holy Wells of Ireland.

Ireland’s Holy Wells County-by-County is a very exciting project set up and run by Dr Celeste Ray  Professor of Anthropology at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee.

Celeste has been carrying out research on Irish holy wells since 2000 and has spent a lot of time researching Ireland wells.

The project came about thanks to National Geographic Funding and Celeste is currently in Ireland carrying out fieldwork and research and promoting the National Database to be given to the National Folklore Collection.

Doors open at 7.30pm Wednesday 18th October and talk starts at 8 pm. Lecture, Q&A session and refreshments €5. All welcome.

For more info please visit https://pilgrimagemedievalireland.com/2017/10/06/participants-needed-for-irelands-holy-wells-county-by-county-project/