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The Poor Clare Convent in Cork

A few weeks ago there was a celebration lunch in the Poor Clare Convent which is situated on College Road near UCC in Cork. The lunch was a celebration of the Convent being 100 years old this year. Our Dwyer family has an ongoing interest in the Convent because the site was located and much

By | 2017-01-30T12:52:34+00:00 July 29th, 2014|Categories: Family, Family Business|0 Comments

The swan’s family business

A few weeks ago I was very pleased to see a pair of swans back in their usual place in a little back eddy off Derrynane Beach and to be able to take a photo of their three beautiful cygnets, perhaps just a few weeks old. I have a particular interest and admiration for this

By | 2017-01-30T12:52:34+00:00 July 14th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Trying to build a sustainable business

It was like old times when I attended a splendid LIA event at the wonderful Fota Hotel and Golf resort in May of this year, the same venue that a few weeks ago hosted a very successful renewal of The Irish Open Golf Championship. Pat O Sullivan our LIA CEO and current president Seamus Fox

Our French Family Business

For many years my young brother Martin with his wife Sile ran a high class restaurant in Waterford called Dwyer’s of Mary Street. Martin was the chef. When Sile was retiring from her job as a teacher they decided to sell the restaurant and move to Thezan les Beziers a circulade village about 7 kilometres

By | 2017-01-30T12:52:34+00:00 July 1st, 2014|Categories: Family, Family Business, Life Balance|0 Comments