The Voyage of the James Caird
Ballylinan Library, Co. Laois
26 August, 12pm - 1pm
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.