Brigid of Faughart – Wise Guide for Modern Soul Seekers by Dolores Whelan

Faughart near Dundalk Co Louth is an ancient place filled with a history that is both gentle and fierce. It is a place associated with battles, boundaries and travel. The Sli Midhluachra, one of the 5 ancient roads of Ireland, runs through the hill of Faughart on its way from the Hill of Tara to Armagh and then to the north coast of Ireland, making it an strategically important place. However, Faughart is also a place of deep peace, tranquillity, beauty and healing, being associated from ancient times with Brigid, Pre-Christian Goddess and Christian Saint. Brigid holds the energy of the Divine Feminine within the Celtic Spiritual tradition. The mystical woman St. Moneena was also associated with Faughart…

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Directions to Ravensdale Community Centre

Ravensdale Community Centre, Ravensdale, Dundalk. From the M1 going North Take Exit 18 and go around the first small roundabout and across the bridge.Take the first exit off the large roundabout signed for Ravensdale.Go through the next small roundabout, direction Ravensdale.Travel for 1.2milesTurn right where the road curves left – signposted Ravensdale and Ravensdale Equestrian Centre. Continue on this road until you come to a T Junction.Turn right at the T Junction and travel for about 400metres – you will see church a school on the left hand side of road.The Community Centre is directly behind the school. (Dulargy National School)  From the M1 going South. Take Exit 19 and follow the signs for Ravensdale.Travel approx 1 .4 miles you will see…

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Directions to Lisnawilly House, Mount Avenue, Dundalk

Lisnawilly House, Mount Avenue, Dundalk. From the M1 going North Take Exit 17 and go through 2 small roundabouts onto the N53 and travel for 0.5 miles until you see the 50 kms speed sign.  You turn right immediately after this on to Mount Avenue.  Drive straight for approximately 1 mile and you should see an ESB Sub Station on your left and Lisnawilly House is opposite this so turn right here for Lisnawilly House, Mount Avenue (Starting Point for the Pilgrimage) From the M1 going South. Take Exit 17 and turn left at the top of the sliproad onto the N53 and travel for 0.5 miles until you see the 50 kms speed sign.  You turn right immediately after…

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Directions to Faughart Shrine

Directions to Faughart Shrine, Faughart From Dublin, Drogheda and all points south of Dundalk Take exit 18 from M1 going north take the very first exit onto L71000  follow this road for approx 1 mile and you will see Faughart shrine on the left hand  side Car park there Do not leave handbags or other valuables visible in your car From M1 going south Take exit 18 and go through the small roundabout on to a small roundabout Take the second exit from this on to the large Ballymacscanlon roundabout take the 4th exit from the roundabout cross the bridge exit onto L71000  follow this road for approx 1 mile and you will see Faughart shrine on the left hand side.  Car park there. Do not leave handbags or other…

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