Return of A Ledge

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Derek Cullen at RTE this afternoon

 

After cycling 11,000km unsupported through Africa while living in a tent…

Dubliner Derek Cullen writes:

I’ve just returned to Ireland after cycling for one year from Africa for [children’s cancer charity Aoibheann’s Pink Tie. Basically I was given a Garda escort through Dunboyne, Co Meath yesterday to the castle where I met the children with cancer and their families for the first time.

there was a Q & A with all the little ones which was just lovely – their questions were things like “Were you afraid?” “How did it feel being chased by an elephant?” or “Where did you find water?”.

I also met Aoibheann’s parents for the first time after speaking with them from afar all year – Jimmy and Ann Marie, it was an honour to cycle africa for one year with the Spirit of Aoibheann on my shoulders. Cheers guys.

Fair play though in fairness

Derek Cullen (facebook)

Heroic Dubliner returns home after raising thousands in year-long cycle through Africa (breakingNews,i.e.)

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