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Plan the flight and then make sure you fly the plan!

My friend David Woods in the USA does a weekly video on The Wealth Channel American College and I really appreciated his latest one. David used to be a pilot with the USA Air Force before he took up the much riskier occupation of becoming a life insurance agent! David talked about pilots properly preparing

By |2018-08-21T11:31:28+00:00March 31st, 2014|Categories: Business|0 Comments

Shifting sands!

During January and February of this year Ireland was hit by some savage storms. In January some really high tides with strong wave surges and in February some really strong gales. Both caused much damage. In the January storm there was destructive damage to beaches and the delicate sand grass structures that have developed over

By |2018-08-21T11:31:53+00:00March 24th, 2014|Categories: Business|0 Comments

I can see clearly now!

Two weeks ago I headed to hospital to have a cataract removed from my right eye.  Well I didn’t know which eye at the time and when Deirdre the nurse in the day ward asked me which eye was being done I couldn’t tell her.  Dr Gerry O Connor on arrival was able to sort

By |2018-08-21T11:32:54+00:00March 18th, 2014|Categories: History|0 Comments

Cheltenham Festival 2014

It is exactly 50 years since I saw my first Cheltenham Gold Cup on television and from an Irish prospective it was one of the most memorable races of all times as Arkle trained in Ireland by Tom Dreaper and owned by Anne the Duchess of Westminster beat the great English trained hope Mill House.

By |2018-08-21T11:33:35+00:00March 10th, 2014|Categories: Sport|1 Comment

A pair of College drop-outs!

My brother George and I were kindly invited by James O Sullivan to be interviewed by him on Cork City Community Radio 100.5 FM before Christmas and he started off by asking both of us about how we got started in our respective businesses Eurostyle and City Life. The first common trend which I had

By |2018-08-21T11:33:52+00:00March 3rd, 2014|Categories: Family|0 Comments