Well it looks like we are destined to remain within our own 5km for quite a while longer. So keeping this in mind,
I decided to celebrate my lovely neighbours and our little known local lore by sharing my BAI-funded documentary
“Surrender on Grand Canal Street’, exploring whether there is any truth in the rumour that Eamon De Valera signed
his 1916 surrender on my humble windowsill with “Know your 5k” over at www.ouririshheritage.org – here’s a link!
Listen to the documentary and follow in the footsteps of Ireland’s future leader in his most depressing moments
of capitulation on Lower Grand Canal Street. And ponder the greater meaning of what it means to surrender to
the will of the universe and see where it may take you…