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Always try to make the connection

I mentioned in a recent blog that we had visited the Greek island of Samos for the wedding of our son Owen to Marina. Her Dad Manny was born in the tiny village of Stavrinides which is situated in vineyard country, high up in the mountains of Samos. As a young fellow he immigrated to

By |2018-01-08T12:41:43+00:00July 28th, 2016|Categories: Family|0 Comments

Sevy’s Tree

I played golf at Waterville last Friday. It was a foggy coastal day, no cold but no sunshine either. We were playing a three ball and before starting out I met local professional Liam Higgins in the car park and when I told him we were just three he offered to join us for the

By |2018-01-08T12:43:32+00:00July 18th, 2016|Categories: Sport|0 Comments

Cork’s new Lord Mayor

I was delighted to see that Des Cahill had been elected Lord Mayor of Cork last month. Des ran a business in Ballintemple in Cork for many years just around the corner from where we live. It was a family butcher business which had been around for a long time until it sadly closed its

By |2018-01-25T09:31:29+00:00July 8th, 2016|Categories: Business|0 Comments
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