Sweat Houses and Old Cures

27 August, 3pm - 3:45pm

  • Parke's Castle OPW
  • Parke's Castle
  • Co. Leitrim

Join Alison (OPW Guide) for a fascinating talk on the Irish medieval equivalent of modern-day saunas! Find out more about Holy Wells and Old Nature Cures going back centuries.

This talk encompasses the following: Sweating practices in Irish and other cultures. Holy Wells at Tobernalt and Killargue. Irish Cures in the form of chants and rhymes, poultices and concoctions.

Admission & Booking

  • Admission Free

Access & Parking

  • Suitable for Children under 12
  • Car Parking Available

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