We may be slowly emerging from another winter of long, dark winter nights but daylight still disappears well before 6pm here in Ireland.
I got quite the surprise when I got a call from the Irish Tourist Board’s head office in Dublin to ask if I could show US veteran broadcaster, Rudy Maxa, presenter of ‘Rudy Maxa’s World Travels’, around Donegal for two days.
Firstly, some positive news. I recently got an opportunity to help plant one hundred native trees on a good friend’s farm as part of his farm biodiversity rejuvenation plans.
I jumped at the opportunity to organise a Halloween Ghost Tour Walk at Lough Eske, County Donegal, in conjuction with my friends at Harvey’s Point.
This is one of my personal favourite blog from the archives posted on the 22nd July 2013. Ruairí finally published his book ‘Hitching for Hope’ last year to critical acclaim and it is a most interesting, readable, thought provoking commentary on modern Ireland.
I recently had the good fortune of spending a few weeks with wonderful hosts, in the beautiful Central European country of Slovakia.