Michael McMonagle

Mícheál de BarraMichael McMonagle was born in 1953 and grew up on a small farm. His mother was a Public Health Nurse who travelled to see her patients on a bicycle and his father was actively involved in local drama groups. Michael now lives in Mountcharles, County Donegal with his family. He has a keen interest in planting trees and also likes to travel, sea kayak, cycle, hike, and observe wildlife.
Michael is a graduate of University College Dublin, he has worked in Community Development and as manager of Children’s Services within the Health Service Executive. He is currently involved in a number of community organisations and is a director of the Lifestart Foundation and chairperson of Tir Boghaine Teo.

Michael’s second travel book, ‘Footprints Across America’ published by Orpen Press retraces the route taken by a nineteenth century Irish immigrant on his way to the Klondike Gold Rush. His previous book, ‘Walking the Back Roads’ was published by Appletree Press.

Email: mjmcmonagle@gmail.com

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About Lismore Immrama

Immrama is held in Lismore, County Waterford, Ireland, on a weekend in June each year since 2003. Immrama has been dedicated to the art of Travel Writing, Good Music, and Fine Entertainment since its inception. Over the centuries many people have made journeys to and from Lismore and we hope that you will enjoy your lmmram in Lismore.

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