Fianna Fail rep Eugene Murphy is looking to raise €20,000 in the process.
A senator is walking 10 kilometres backwards across a mountain in an effort to raise money for a midlands charity.
Eugene Murphy is looking to raise €20,000 for the East Galway and Midlands Cancer Support Centre, as well as The Hub Community Café in Strokestown.
It's all taking place on Saturday July 4th on Sliabh Bawns.
Fianna Fáil senator Murphy says explains how the novel idea came about: