Saturday, 3 May 2014
Author, Adventurer, Aviator
The Irish Examiner was the first national newspaper to present an obituary of Daphne Pochin Mould, a geologist by training who became a prolific author, pre-eminent adventurer and pioneering aviator. She was a frequent contributor to the Cork-based paper that circulates throughout the Republic, but which is centred on Munster. Details of her life and numerous books appear in a Wikipedia entry. Her Roads from the Isles: a Study of the North-West Highland Tracks was published in 1950 and Scotland of the Saints in 1952.
Scottish Islands Explorer - a title that applies to her perfectly