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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 |2018-08-21T11:24:23+00:00July 29th, 2014|Categories: Family|0 Comments

Live the Dream

I know that I am exceptionally lucky to enjoy the work I do.  Even now after 43 years I love getting up each day to go to work. I still love the excitement and the thrill of doing business. I get satisfaction each time I meet with a new or existing customer and explore business

By |2018-08-21T11:24:59+00:00July 21st, 2014|Categories: Family|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 |2018-08-21T11:25:13+00:00July 14th, 2014|Categories: Family|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

By |2018-08-21T11:25:29+00:00July 7th, 2014|Categories: Business|0 Comments

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 |2018-08-21T11:25:37+00:00July 1st, 2014|Categories: Family|0 Comments