UCC students on a walk with Chuck

Guided Island Walks

Should you like a guided walk about Cape, contact Chuck Kruger. He’s delighted to take up to fifteen people in a group, whether for a nature ramble, a tour of historic sites, a visit to archaeological ruins, a seaside scramble. Let him know your requirements, he’ll organise an appropriate exploration.

Over the last sixteen years he has frequently given island walks to transition year students, university classes, historical societies, business groups, families, individuals.

In 1986 Chuck & his wife, Nell, purchased a farm here on Cape, where they moved in 1992. Then he turned full-time freelance writer, poet, lecturer, broadcaster. He regularly reads pieces on RTE 1’s “Sunday Miscellany”, “Seascapes”, & Lyric FM’s “A Quiet Quarter”. In the USA he frequently broadcasts stories through a programme called “Weather Notebook”, which goes out on over 290 stations under the auspices of National Public Radio. His poems have been published in a variety of Irish magazines: Reality, Poetry Ireland Review, The SHOP, The Stinging Fly, Books Ireland, The Burning Bush. 
. . . And he’s had published four books set on Cape,
Cape Clear: Island Magic,(now in its 4th printing), The Man Who Talks To Himself, (an international thriller), & two collections of prize-winning short stories, Flotsam & Jetsam and Between A Rock;  and in 2008 his first book of poetry, Sourcing, was published.  In 2002 he won both The Dubliner Short Story Contest & The Shinrone Poetry Festival. In 2003 he won the Listowel Writers’ Week Short Story Contest (the Bryan McMahon Prize) and placed second in the Bealtaine Laois Literature Festival’s Short Story Contest. He has also won several poetry contests and has given readings at a number of literary festivals.

Walks afternoons only, by appointment. Fee: €18 an hour for groups (maximum size: 15 participants). 
Contact Chuck Kruger, Glen West, Cape Clear, County Cork, Ireland, phone/fax (028) 39157; 

E-Mail: chuck@chuckkruger.net  Website: http://chuckkruger.net

Some walkers from the U.S.A. led by
Chuck on a foggy day, Lighthouse and
Napoleonic Watchtower in background.
A view of the historic Castle of Gold.

 


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