Wicklow Abroad – Christine McHugh Ballymanus

Name: Christine McHugh

Town/Village: Ballycurra

Club: The Billies

Now Living: London

How long have you been living there?

16 years

Reason For Leaving Ireland:

Work and the craic

Thing you miss the most:

Watching The Billies ๐Ÿ˜‰

Person you miss the Most:

Eehhh, all the family ๐Ÿ˜Š

Best thing about your new home:

Pubs. Lots of them!

Worst thing about your new home:

Itโ€™s not Ireland ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช

Funny story from your time overseas:

The time I was politely asked to โ€œShut upโ€ while singing โ€œHer hair shone red, like the berries on the rowan….โ€ in my work local …. Not a Glenroe fan ๐Ÿ˜ฌ

Funny story from before you left home:

So…. there was the time I got left behind in McMullans in Arklow. Family, all of them, only noticed when they were three quarters way home! Seriously! #tryingtoloseme #calltheispcc ๐Ÿ˜ณ (Right thatโ€™s the best not xxx rated story there is. Sad, but true ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚)

Person you are glad to be far away from:

Most of Knockananna …. Ha ha ๐Ÿ˜‚

Is your club better/worse off without you:

Worse off – my swearing is sadly missed ๐Ÿ˜ณ

What 3 people would you fly to you if you could and why:

Mam and her two sisters. Be nice to have them for a few days. And they are always worth a laugh ๐Ÿคญ

What person in Irelands love would bring you home:


What person in Irelandโ€™s love would make you want to stay away:

Ryan Turbidy ๐Ÿคข

A Wicklow themed photo from abroad:

(Hubby winning the cup with North London Shamrocks – my London club (my swearing isnโ€™t appreciated here either ๐Ÿ™„)

A photo from before you left: