Armagh man arrives in Wexford today for final leg of trek across Europe

Armagh man arrives in Wexford today for final leg of trek across Europe


A man who's walking from Hitzendorf in Austria to Keady in Armagh is currently in Wexford.

Eamon Donnelly decided to do the walk to raise funds for the Alzheimers Society of Ireland.

'The Long Walk Home' is a 2,500km trek from Austria to Armagh to raise awareness and funds for dementia research.


Eamonn Donnelly and Sepp Tieber-Kessler have arrived in Rosslare, Co Wexford on their epic 2,500km walk from...

Posted by The Alzheimer Society of Ireland on Friday, September 1, 2017



Since 18th June 2017, Keady man, Eamonn Donnelly and his Austrian friend Sepp Tieber-Kessler have already walked over 2,200kms across Austria, Germany, France, England, and Wales.

The duo are now inviting members of the public to 'Share a Leg' on their final journey northwards throughout Ireland.

The 'Long Walk Home' is passing through the South East today.

Eamon explains: "We're heading off through Wexford today, up through Currcacloe and then up the East Coast and we're really looking forward to it."


Eamon is also hoping that people from the locality will join them today on the voyage.

Lovely welcome this morning in #Rosslare #Wexford as we arrive in the homeland for the final push home. Thanks to The...

Posted by The Long Walk Home for Dementia Research on Thursday, August 31, 2017


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