Hitching for Hope, Ruari McKiernan ( pb, March 2021)


Hitching for Hope : A Journey into the Heart and Soul of Ireland

by Ruairi McKiernan (Author)

#1 Irish Times Bestseller!
A book about hope when the world was collapsing Irish Times
A modern travel tale, part personal pilgrimage, part political quest that captures the power of human resilience"
McKiernan sticks his thumb out, and somehow a healthy dose of humanity manages to roll up alongside him. . .
Perfect for fans of Bill Bryson
Following the collapse of Ireland's economy, social activist Ruairi McKiernan questions whether he should join the mounting number of emigrants searching for greater opportunity elsewhere.

McKiernan embarks on a hitchhiking odyssey with no money, no itinerary and no idea where he might end up each night. His mission: to give voice to those emerging from one of the most painful periods of economic and social turmoil in Ireland's history. Engaging, provocative and sincere, Hitching for Hope is a testimony to the spirit of Ireland.

It is an inspirational manifesto for hope and healing in troubled times.

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