Sunday May 31, 2020

In his shoes: Aebhric O'Kelly

Aebhric O'Kelly, 44, bushcraft expert and teacher.

11th March, 2012
'We settled in Cahirciveen, Co Kerry. It's magical. It reminds me of Alaska'.

Aebhric O'Kelly, 44, bushcraft expert and teacher

The four big skills are fire, shelter, food and water. A person can go about three minutes without air, three hours without shelter, three days without water and three weeks without food. If you're lost here in Ireland, you'll need shelter before you'll need food.

I lived in a shelter I made in about four hours, in a rainforest outside Seattle, for six months. It was warm and dry.

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