Bishop Denis Nulty of Kildare and Leighlin opens door of Mercy in Kildare on the eve of St Brigid’s day.
“We will walk one of the nine stages of Brigid’s Way but in reverse” - Karen Ward.
32-page Irish Independent supplement on the women who have helped shape the country.
Pilgrimage starts at Brigid's Well in Faughart Co Louth on 28 June and arrives in Kildare on 6 July.
Hundreds gathered in Kildare to set world record.