Category Archives: Irish tour

En route

After a few months planning, much training and not a little worrying, I am now poised to begin the Irish leg of my challenge.  Thank you to all who have encouraged, put up with, or sponsored me to get me … Continue reading

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Irish day 1

I awoke at around 5 am today, and had the lyrics of Pennies from Heaven going through my head.  Apparently it had been raining quite hard earlier in the night, so maybe my subconscious came up with that song.  I … Continue reading

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Irish day 1 gallery

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Irish day 2

As I lay awake during the night, listening to the puring rain, I wondered just how wet I was going to get later in the day. Even at breakfast, when it seemed to have died down, I could see it … Continue reading

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Day 2 gallery

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Irish day 3

Another bad night’s sleep, due to being too warm, and listening to the lashing rain outside made me steel myself for the day ahead. At breakfast I was glad to see that Tuam, unlike parts of Cork city, was not … Continue reading

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Day 3 gallery

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Irish day 4

Perhaps ominously, I didn’t hear rain last night, but the weather that I had been eluding all week finally caught up with me today.  I had a stonking breakfast of fresh fruit, porridge and scrambled egg with salmon to prepare … Continue reading

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Day 4 gallery

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Mizen to Malin videos

Both Kevin and I took a bit of video each day, and below is a selection. Be aware that there is moderately bad language in some of the clips! Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4

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