Against the Wind: from Endurance to Enjoyment by Caitriona Nic Ghiollaphádraig
This is a story on two levels. Firstly, it is a description of the 2670 km cycle Caitríona took from Moville, Co. Donegal to Kinsale Co. Cork on the Wild Atlantic Way in 2017 during the wettest and windiest August/September since records began!
Secondly, it is a searingly honest account of the mental and emotional journey. Doubt had called to visit Caitríona shortly before
the cycle through a bullying incident which coloured the trip in a way that was to open her up to loneliness and the question of what it means to belong