Day 12 – An Immigrant’s Tale

The significance of me walking to New Ross today and ending it at the Emigrant Flame in front of the Dunbrody Famine Ship was planned. Some might not know why, but last June sitting on the Quay listening to the tale of the Irish Emigrant Kennedy story leaving these shores and finding life on the […]

Read More

-4 Days – Message in a Bottle

Posted on

Whenever I receive post at the hotel addressed to previous owners or staff that are long gone – I simply put it in the bin, as by this stage I assume it is junk mail. This morning – for whatever reason – was different. I was about to put this hand written envelope from the […]

Read More

-6 Days – Read all about it

Again, it’s been a very long day with much to be done before I can set off on my walk. That said, today I have blushed like a virgin bride after seeing myself sprawled out on the front page of the New Ross Standard! I hope everyone donates very generously, as whatever dignity I had […]

Read More

-7 Days

Today in a week’s time I will be standing at the steps of the Titanic Centre ready to embark on my journey back home to Wexford. Right now I am scared of failing, and am thinking how much more I have to do before I can set off. It is my intention to take you […]

Read More

Day 29 – The day after…

Yesterday was just simply NOT a blogging day. It was a day for reflection and nostalgia. Just when people tell me that social networking is over rated, or mostly that they don’t understand it, then you realise how it also brings people together. My post wine-jump expedition on Saturday was followed by┬ámore wine, a “braai” […]

Read More