Rodney’s New Zealand Odyssey

When Rodney Walshe and his mother took the plunge and moved to New Zealand many decades ago, there were no first-class seats or airport lounges – instead it was a month-long boat trip and a new life in a new country with little chance of going back. Since then he has become what the Department Of Foreign Affairs have described as “the most recognised and respected Irish citizen in New Zealand”, and this week he joins the Global Gael to tell his amazing story.

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