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Little Island

Little Island Golf Club, on the banks of the River Lee in Cork is a unique, wonderful place. The land at Little Island, on which most of the golf club is located was once a very productive limestone quarry site and provided important employment to the people who lived in Little Island and surrounding areas.

By |2017-12-11T15:46:44+00:00December 11th, 2017|Categories: Sport|0 Comments

The Kerry Clocks

I have been holidaying in Kerry for many years and I just love the way Kerry people look at things and their unique and quirky sense of humour. We made a trip to Listowel races last Wednesday week on route to Waterville for some golf and when we arrived at the races we realised that

By |2017-09-27T10:24:25+01:00September 27th, 2017|Categories: Sport|1 Comment

Dingle Half Marathon 2017

It was a really crappy morning with the rain coming down as we waited for the finish of the Dingle half marathon last Saturday morning. The finish of the half marathon is just outside the front door of the famous Kruger’s pub in Dun Chaoin. It is apparently the most westerly pub in Europe and

By |2017-09-06T11:44:56+01:00September 6th, 2017|Categories: Sport|2 Comments

The chef and his grandson

My young brother Martin runs a little Chambre d’hôte in the South of France near Beziers. He used to run a restaurant in Waterford and is a wonderful chef. Martin and his wife Sile with their two grandchildren spend a few days with us recently in Kerry. Steaks on the barbeque were on the menu

By |2017-08-31T14:25:52+01:00August 31st, 2017|Categories: Family|0 Comments

My village

My village is Blackrock in Cork Ireland and I feel happy and lucky to live there. In recent years it has been improved enormously thanks to the powers that be in Cork City Council and the efforts of many local people including Des Cahill who lives in Blackrock. Des has just finished his term as

By |2017-07-27T14:22:14+01:00July 27th, 2017|Categories: History|1 Comment
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