An Irishman Abroad

Enda O’Doherty (Christmas Special): Episode 223

December 23, 2017

Why would anybody attempt to climb Mount Kilimanjaro with a washing machine strapped to their back? In a very special Christmas episode of An Irishman Abroad, Jarlath meets a man who did just that. For more information about Enda O’Doherty, his work and his causes, visit

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Happy Christmas to all of our listeners. Stick around at the very end for a special message from Jarlath.

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