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Hidden Heritage - William Carleton and his Connections

Pick up - The Burnavon, Burn road, Cookstown, County Tyrone, BT80 8DN
Image of William Carleton's Cottage, Augher


Enjoy the rolling scenery of the Clogher Valley and stories along the Carleton Trail named after the highly acclaimed 19th Century Irish novelist William Carleton (1794-1869), who spent his childhood in and around Clogher which inspired many of his writings.

Your journey will begin with a tea/coffee break at Corick House Hotel and Spa, once home to Carleton's landlord, the Rev John Benjamin Story.

After an introduction to Carleton's local connections, the tour moves to St Macartan's Cathedral, Clogher and then St Macartan’s (the Forth) Chapel, Augher.

The final part of the tour will take you past Carleton’s Cottage, childhood home of William Carleton, who was well versed in Irish folklore and described by Yeats as ‘the great novelist of Ireland’ and a 'great Irish historian' who recorded the sights and sounds of the world around him, before you return to Corick House Hotel and Spa to enjoy a light lunch.

Price £25pp includes coach, tour, refreshments and a light lunch. Booking essential.  Book Here

Meeting Point: 9.15am at The Burnavon, Cookstown for coach pick up. Free parking is available beside the Burnavon. Return coach transfer from the Burnavon to Clogher provided.

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