When We Were Kings and Queens of the Road: Alison Finn

My walk to school. My walk was about twenty minutes from Valley Park in Finglas, to St. Dominics in Cabra. I usually walked with my sisters, but there was every possibility that we would meet others walking the same walk. The route has changed quite a lot over time. For the first couple of years,… Continue reading When We Were Kings and Queens of the Road: Alison Finn

When We Were Kings and Queens of the Road: Gary Doyle

In 1981, I was ten years old, attending 4th class at Sacred Heart Primary School in Killinarden. My walk to school was never speedy, as I was a bit of a daydreamer, never scurrying out the door or calling for friends because I was happy enough on my own. I was kept company by the… Continue reading When We Were Kings and Queens of the Road: Gary Doyle

When We Were Kings And Queens of the Road: Aidan Herdman

Photo: Aidan Herdman on a Camino cycle from Seville to Santiago de Compostela

My most memorable journey to school was when I was six years of age. Walking to Stanhope Street primary school I  encountered herds of cattle! It wasn’t a rural area, Stanhope Street is in Stoneybatter near Dublin’s city centre.  The reason why was because of the cattle market in Prussia Street, which was on my… Continue reading When We Were Kings And Queens of the Road: Aidan Herdman