Saint Declan’s Way is a 115km pilgrim walking route linking Cashel in County Tipperary with Ardmore in County Waterford. It follows the route that Declan took when going to Cashel to meet Saint Patrick in the fifth century. In turn, it is the way that Pilgrims have taken to visit Saint Declan’s monastery, holy-well and grave in Ardmore for the past one and a half thousand years.
A walk along Saint Declan’s Way brings you through the heart of Ireland’s Ancient East. On your journey you will encounter many historic places and hear incredible stories and legends from ancient Ireland. We hope you will come to appreciate the deep roots that Christianity has set down across this land over the centuries, and that your adventure will prompt you to delve deeper and explore further this fascinating heritage. http://http;//www.stdeclansway.ie