Vita in association with Conlon’s Food Hall is organising a charity walk along The Monaghan Way on Sunday July 8th

The Dundalk branch of Vita which is an Irish third world organisation working in several countries including, Ethiopia, Eritrea and Kenya is organising a charity walk

The Dundalk branch of Vita which is an Irish third world organisation working in several countries including, Ethiopia, Eritrea and Kenya is organising a charity walk

Walkers will have the choice of walking either six or 14 miles and the walks will encompass some of the places that Irish literary figure Patrick Kavnagh visited as a child.Walkers will be joined by local historian Larry McDermot who is full of information about the monaghan Way, its history and folklore.

Organiser John Morgan said that “It’ll be a great day out and you don’t need to train for it as there will be several rests alonmg the way” There will be a stop for lunch at the old Culloville railway station. There will also be refreshments available throughout the day.

Walkers are to meet at the Iniskeen community centre between 9.00-9.30am and from there participants will take a bus to Castleblaney’s lake Muckno where the walk begins. Participants are asked to raise/donate at least 450 to cover the cost of the bus and lunch. For more information and for sponsorship cards you are asked to contact: The Vita Shop, Church street Dundalk 0872660096, Teresa (Vita Dublin Office) 01 8820108, John Morgan Dundalk 087 6332748, Peter Conlon, Conlon’s Food Hall 087 6024101.