In March 2019, the sun will rise on Brexit Day but what will become of the border in Northern Ireland (Dublin to Donegal 2017 Days 112-113)

August 28th – 29th 2017 (Days 112 -113) Today's featured photo shows the sun rising over farmland near Ashbourne in County Meath. I had set off from Dublin in the pitch dark and had cycled almost 50 km before the sun started to rise. The earliest I had ever set off before on this year's tour … Continue reading In March 2019, the sun will rise on Brexit Day but what will become of the border in Northern Ireland (Dublin to Donegal 2017 Days 112-113)

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Despite the wind and rain, it was great to be back in Ireland after over 3 months away (Rosslare to Dublin 2017 Days 108-111)

August 24th – 27th 2017 (Days 108 – 111) Today's featured photo shows the sign welcoming you to Rosslare Harbour in Wexford. Cead mile failte is an Irish saying that means a hundred thousand welcomes and after 3 and a half months away from Ireland, it was great to see the sign for Rosslare Harbour … Continue reading Despite the wind and rain, it was great to be back in Ireland after over 3 months away (Rosslare to Dublin 2017 Days 108-111)

My Camino gets underway from St. James Church in Dublin (Dublin to Rosslare 2017 Days 01-03)

May 9th – 11th 2017 (Days 01 – 03) Today's photo shows St. James Church in Dublin from where my Camino and the 2017 Tour de Travoy started. For at least 800 years, pilgrims have been making their way from St. James Church and St. James Gate in Dublin to Santiago de Compostela. St. James … Continue reading My Camino gets underway from St. James Church in Dublin (Dublin to Rosslare 2017 Days 01-03)

2017 Tour de Travoy to feature the Camino, the Pyrenees and Route des Grandes Alpes

The main aim of the 2017 Tour de Travoy is to complete the Camino from Dublin to Santiago de Compostela. In the Middle Ages, pilgrims would set off from James St. in Dublin and sail by boat to A Coruna in north western Spain before hiking about 60 km from there to Santiago. There are … Continue reading 2017 Tour de Travoy to feature the Camino, the Pyrenees and Route des Grandes Alpes

This year’s tour comes to an end with a 250 km spin to Donegal across the least visible international border anywhere in the world (Dublin to Donegal 2016 Day 51)

Today's photo shows a plane taking off from Dublin airport as the sun rises in the distance. This was the third time I had cycled from Dublin to Donegal and I have always stopped every other year to take a photo here at Dublin Airport. There is normally a plane taking off every 3 minutes … Continue reading This year’s tour comes to an end with a 250 km spin to Donegal across the least visible international border anywhere in the world (Dublin to Donegal 2016 Day 51)

A hectic weekend trying to get the gears fixed on my bike was followed by a hectic day’s travelling from London to Dublin (Barnet to Dublin 2016 Day 46)

Today's photo shows the departure board at Euston train station in London. After a weekend in London getting my bike fixed, it was time to get the train back to Ireland on Monday morning. Having been away for 7 weeks, I was looking forward to getting back to the old sod. My train was due … Continue reading A hectic weekend trying to get the gears fixed on my bike was followed by a hectic day’s travelling from London to Dublin (Barnet to Dublin 2016 Day 46)

My odyssey comes to an end with a trip on the Ulysses (Dublin to Donegal 2015 Day 42)

Today's photo shows a plane taking off from Dublin Airport as the sun rises in the distance. Dublin airport was really busy for a Sunday morning and there was a plane taking off every 3 minutes as I cycled past. There didn't seem to be many planes landing though. It is possible that flights were landing … Continue reading My odyssey comes to an end with a trip on the Ulysses (Dublin to Donegal 2015 Day 42)