The Long Walk Home 2013 – Grand canal challenge


JOANNE LINDSAY MARTIN of the Peter McVerry Trust joins Noel McGuinness to discuss “The Long Walk Home” – a charity walk from Shannon harbour to Dublin along the Grand Canal, covering roughly 20kilometres a day.

Joanne shares some stories and details from the previous years walk from Shannon to Dublin. She shares specific details of this years walk, covering 80 kilometres along the grand canal, as well as discussing what a participant is likely to experience. She also tells how at the end of the walk they will travel on a barge.

Duration: 10'47" DATE: March 19, 2013
Interviewer:Noel McGuinness
Producer:Zandra Ball
Interviewee:Joanne Lindsay Martin
Themes:Irish Life & Culture, Local Current Affairs
Keywords:the long walk home 2013, charity walk, peter mcverry trust, pmv walk, grand canal challenge
LocationIreland Time Period:2013
Type:Sound Language:English
Creator:Near FM Publisher:Near FM
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