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Statio Bene Fide Carinis

The Cork Coat of Arms has as its inscription “Statio Bene Fide Carinis” – a safe harbour for ships.  Eamon and Steve here at City Life decided that it was time that the City Life team had a look at Cork from the water for a change, just to see how safe the harbour actually

By |2018-08-14T14:37:46+00:00August 14th, 2018|Categories: Travel|0 Comments

Dignitaries Visit Derrynane

This summer has seen the visit of some very important people to the glorious beach at Derrynane, situated adjacent to Derrynane house – the home of Daniel O’Connell. Charles and Camilla walking the beach We have had the visit of dignitaries Charles and Camilla from the UK, Leo and the lads from Dublin and myself

By |2018-08-01T14:38:53+00:00August 1st, 2018|Categories: Travel|0 Comments

Billy Dwyer

Last year, I was invited by Paddy Brazil and Finbarr O’Callaghan to Cork Golf Club to represent the Dwyer family and present the inter-firm trophy to the winning team. The reason for the invite was that the competition was in its 75th year and they wanted to celebrate its success over the years. I might

By |2018-06-18T10:13:12+00:00June 18th, 2018|Categories: Family|0 Comments

Lest the Tide Take It Away

Little Island is the home of Cork Golf club and its location is splendid.  The golf club was built on an old disused limestone quarry dotted with yellow gorse on the edge of the River Lee. Last Wednesday was a gorgeous summers evening as we played in our regular Wednesday four ball competition.  My long

By |2018-05-21T14:17:36+00:00May 21st, 2018|Categories: Sport|0 Comments