Saluting Amelia Earhart
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The audio extract in this piece comes from the Donegal’s Hallowed Sites playlist on Spotify. Pedants out there may note we’re into another jurisdiction even if only five fields from Donegal. In light of the fact that the event being honoured, human endeavour and bravery, is far bigger than a border, we’ll let it stand! Besides, it was the sight and markings of County Donegal, not Derry, that gave Amelia her bearings and eventual peace of mind after hours of endless ocean. That counts for a lot in our book!
Shrine 21: when Inishowen became Paris.
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