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Doonbeg revisited

Last week I made a return trip to Doonbeg golf club not really knowing what to expect. The original course was designed by golf architect Greg Norman and I always felt that he had not made best use of what is a pretty incredible bit of links land, in a most gorgeous part of the

By | 2018-01-08T12:26:16+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Categories: Sport|0 Comments

Family Business

My love for the family business model is close to passionate. I love talking about them, working with them and most of all I love working in one of them. When I was younger I had the good experience of being part of a business family. My father was the 4th generation of our family

By | 2018-01-08T12:34:12+00:00 October 19th, 2016|Categories: Business|4 Comments

Maybe it’s time to get selfish with our money!

Many people are giving money needlessly each month to the tax man, money that they could and should, be paying to themselves. Over the years if I am talking with young people, who are reluctant to start up a simple little pension plan I say to them” why not pay yourself a little money each

By | 2018-01-08T12:35:50+00:00 October 11th, 2016|Categories: Business|0 Comments

Fungi the Dingle Dolphin

After the Dingle Marathon this year we decided with a few of our grandchildren to see if we could find Fungi. The deal from the Dingle boatmen is a boat trip of about an hour’s duration around the beautiful Dingle harbour in search of Fungi the friendly dolphin. If you don’t get a good view

By | 2016-10-07T11:29:27+00:00 October 7th, 2016|Categories: Family|0 Comments