Finding My Wild

Finding My Wild

How a Move to the Edge Brought Me Home

This unflinching memoir looks back at a decade of love and loss, of mothering, identity and ultimately healing. An ode to friendship, home and the extraordinary healing powers of immersing yourself in the natural world, especially the ocean.

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Paperback: 224 pages
Size:216x135 mm
ISBN: 9781788493567

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ISBN: 9781788494250

Category: Biography/Memoir

‘Life had brought me to the edge of myself and here I was feeling like I was on the edge of the world.’

After moving back to her homeplace on the Inishowen Peninsula in Donegal with her young family, journalist Kathy Donaghy’s life changed in ways she never saw coming. This unflinching memoir looks back at a decade of love and loss, of mothering, identity and ultimately healing. An ode to friendship, home and the extraordinary healing powers of immersing yourself in the natural world, especially the ocean.

Kathy Donaghy

Kathy Donaghy is an award-winning journalist who works as a freelance writer for the Irish Independent. Working as a journalist for almost thirty years, she was on the staff of the Irish Independent and RTÉ. Her work has appeared in other publications, including The Irish Times and The Sunday Business Post.

She lives on the Inishowen Peninsula in County Donegal with her husband, business journalist and RTÉ presenter Richard Curran, and their two sons, Dallan and Oirghiall. This is her first book.

utterly beautiful memoir

Andrea Carter

A heartbeat of a book … that will speak to so many

Ruth Fitzmaurice, author of I Found My Tribe

Kathy Donaghy shares her cache of wisdom about a pared-back life enriched by the countryside’s treasure trove.
Her beautifully told chronicle is a testament to outcomes transformed by a leap of faith.

Martina Devlin

An honest but beautiful account of losing yourself through life’s tragedies and finding yourself again in the wilds of your beloved homeland

Niamh Fitzpatrick, author of Tell Me the Truth About Loss
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