In 2021, veteran Irish journalist Charlie Bird announced that he has motor neurone disease. He decided to organise a charity climb of Ireland’s famous Holy Mountain, Croagh Patrick. In the end, he created a national event and raised almost €3 million for charity. This is a record of that unforgettable day.
With over 400 letters, memos, cards, telegrams, drawings, notes and photographs, The Presidents’ Letters reveals a personal and unexpected story of Ireland since the inauguration of our first president, Douglas Hyde.