kevin o'hara

the donkeyman

Last of the Donkey Pilgrims


"One of the finest books about contemporary Ireland ever written"
               –Library Journal

“This deeply touching odyssey of two pilgrims--one a courageous man and the other a courageous donkey--touched me as few books have. I laughed and cried and agonized with the pair every step of their incredible journey. I recommend this book to anyone and everyone.” 
                –Morgan Llywelyn

"With the belly warmth of a perfectly pulled pint, the legendary 
twinkle of the Irish and the eyes of a photographer, Kevin O'Hara 
records the story of his ramble around the rim of Ireland!" 
                –Ruth Bass, The Berkshire Eagle

"An absolute gem."
               –The Donegal Democrat

"Kevin O'Hara's book should be in every Irish classroom."
               –Matt Molloy, The Chieftans

Editor's Choice, The Boston Globe. 2004

Berkshire Living Article May 2007, "A Walk to Remember" (pdf)

The Bloomsbury Review

Irish American Mom Book Review

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"I thought it was me...I thought I had a little magic going on the road. No. It was the donkey! Everybody loved the dear donkey."
                                                   –Kevin O'Hara