SCARECROW 2019: Historical Walking Tour of Durrow with Sean Conroy: The Walk is based on Marie Moylan’s Historical Map of Durrow and will follow the route of same. The earliest record of Durrow dates back to 546 A.D. and the walk will take you along to visit many distinctive buildings including the Courthouse, The Famine Memorial, the Castle, the Castle Gate Lodge and the Obelisk (in the Castle grounds). This is a perfect opportunity to learn about the history of Durrow.
This is a free Event through DDF/Durrow Scarecrow Festival but requires booking for numbers. Allow a minimum of one hour for the walk but may take more time. The Walk is on two days dates during the Scarecrow Festival, Wednesday 31st July at 2pm and Friday 2nd August at 8pm, booking is through Eventbrite and the link is on both the Scarecrow Festival Website and Facebook page but can also be found under Durrow Laois Historical Walk in Eventbrite. Participants should meet at the Scarecrow Village Entrance ten minutes before the start of the walk, wear comfortable shoes or hiking boots, this walk is part village and part countryside

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