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Published May 23, 2022 in

Alan Creedon on the impact of disenfranchised childhood grief

Episode 91

When Alan Creedon was a young boy, his sister Aoife was quietly removed from their home and placed in a home for children with disabilities, as was the ‘done thing’ in rural Ireland.

This ambiguous loss and the resultant disenfranchised grief would play a significant part in how Alan would engage with life and other people.

After decades of depression, Alan decided to embark on a solo journey, walking from the UK to his hometown in Kerry, in memory of his sister Aoife. To speak about what had been unspeakable for years.

Links

endless-river.org – book, mindfulness courses, nature connection events all on there.
Instagram
Facebook – I share a lot of my work and thoughts on here, even though it’s a personal account)

People in Ireland can buy my book from here.

It’s also for sale in O’ Mahony’s in Limerick – the only physical bookshop you can get it from in Ireland! It’s online here aswell.

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