"Travelling to America in 1914 for anyone, let alone a young girl who had never set foot outside of her parish, was a tremendous undertaking..." For Sunday Miscellany on RTÉ Radio 1, Tom Ryan imagines the emigration journey of his great-aunt Johanna from Killenaule, Co. Tipperary - listen above.

Sunday Miscellany, RTÉ Radio 1, Sunday mornings from 9.10 am - listen back here.