[KINDLE] ❆ A Place Apart ❤ Dervla Murphy – E17streets4all.co.uk At the height of The Troubles, Dervla Murphy cycled to Northern Ireland to try to understand the situation by speaking to people on either side of the divide She also sought to interrogate her own opi At the height of The Troubles, Dervla Murphy cycled to Northern Ireland to try to understand the situation by speaking to people on either side of the divide She also sought to interrogate her own opinions and emotions As an Irishwoman and traveller who had only ever spent thirty six hours of her forty four years over the border to the north, why had she been A Place PDF/EPUB ² so reluctant to engage with the issues Despite her own family connections to the IRA, she travelled north largely unfettered by sectarian loyalties Armed instead with an indefatigable curiosity, a fine ear for anecdote, an ability to stand her own at the bar and a penetrating intelligence, she navigated her way through horrifying situations, and sometimes found herself among people stiff with hate and grief But equally, she discovered an unquenchable thirst for life and peace, a spirit that refused to die.
Dervla Murphy is an Irish touring cyclist and author of adventure travel books for over years She is best known for her book Full Tilt Ireland to India With a Bicycle, about an overland cycling trip through Europe, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India Murphy is a famous speaker and writer on Palestinian issues She seeks the dissolution of Israel in its entiretyMurphy normally travels A Place PDF/EPUB ² alone and unaided, without luxuries and depending on the hospitality of local people When not travelling, Murphy lives in Lis, as she has for most of her life.
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