Monday, September 30, 2013

News For You

Congratulations to Edel Gillick and the Junior Meath Writers' Group on the launch of their new paper, " News For You " which was launched in Navan library, on Saturday 28th September. 
Edel gave an excellent introductory speech when she spoke about the merits of creative writing and education in general and of it's importance to all ages, before introducing some of the contributors to the paper.
Gary Rutherford of the Young Carers Association was in attendance and gave an informative insight into the association.  John Doyle Of Doyle Photography gave a talk on the art of photography and the importance of recording memories.  Sean Reilly of the Senior Writers' Group gave a talk on attending school in the fifties and Peggy Murphy recited her poem " The Little House " to an appreciative audience.

The paper will be on sale from next Thursday 3rd September in: Tommy Reilly's shop on the Square Navan, the Central Cafe Trimgate St and in some of the local schools.   Price €3

Sean Reilly, with a smile from ear to ear when Edel surprised him with a cake for  his  birthday.

Peggy Murphy, reciting her poem " The Little House " 

Friday, September 27, 2013


Here's a link to Paul and Johnny's interview on LMFM Late Lunch Thursday 26th September.

Monday, September 23, 2013



L/R: Paul Sheils, Johnny Walshe. Photo courtesy, The Living Wilderness Bushcraft School.

The boys are back after their trek across Sarek National Park.  They will be appearing on LMFM, Late Lunch Thursday 26th September at 1:30.

Paul was interviewed in March about his solo trek last year.  If you would like to hear it just scroll down page for link.  There is also a video from that trip plus a video from Ben Nevis Scotlands highest peak taken in 2008 scroll down to find them.

Monday, September 2, 2013

Trip to the Arctic Wilderness

L/R: Johnny Walsh and my Son Paul pictured yesterday at Dublin Airport, on their way to Sarek National Park in Arctic Sweden, Europe's last great wilderness. They will start hiking on Tuesday 3rd September. They have with them a personal beacon and you should be able to follow their progress on Google Earth with the Living Wilderness Bushcraft School on Facebook Spot Me   CLICK HERE