Adventurer: Mick Dolan

For a while now I’ve wanted to include a series of interviews on the blog. The first subject of those interviews was never in doubt. Mick Dolan; retired army officer, bicycle touring expert (I think at this stage that’s a reasonable claim), published author, and my dad. Dad’s been on a bike for as far…

The Oakleaf Adventure Insignia

I grew up with the Army. I was christened in the garrison church of the now closed Mullingar barracks, and I first learned to cycle a bike by pedaling around Pearse Square in the Curragh Camp. It’s always been there, my dad was in the army and I joined the Army Reserve (then FCÁ) when I…