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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+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Categories: History|1 Comment

Memories of cousin Dermot

Last month we arranged a holiday in Portugal and to meet up with my cousin Dermot we booked a few days in Armacao de Pera, a little seaside town close to the village of Pera where Dermot lived. There is a wonderful Portuguese sandy beach close by where the local fishermen drive their boats straight

By | 2017-09-26T12:13:47+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Categories: Travel|2 Comments

The Story of one Life Insurance Policy

The wonderful CEO at the LIA Pat O Sullivan always enjoys it when I write about the “magic of the life insurance policy” and how it is the only financial instrument in the world that creates new money exactly when it is needed the most….. on the death or serious illness of the person whose

By | 2017-06-09T10:27:56+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Categories: Business|0 Comments

Visit to the Algarve

We made a trip to the Algarve last week primarily to visit my cousin Dermot Staveacre who lives in the village of Pera. We spent a few days in the fishing village of Armacao de Pera which is on the beach where the men from Pera land their fish. Local fishermen relaxing in the sun

By | 2017-06-01T16:16:16+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Categories: Travel|0 Comments

The Village of Sneem

The quiet village of Sneem on the Ring of Kerry between Kenmare and Waterville is well worth a visit. A new hotel was built there in recent years and with that hotel and the wonderful hotel in nearby Parknasilla the area has really good accommodation in great locations. We visited the hotel at Sneem recently

By | 2017-09-26T12:14:31+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Categories: Travel|0 Comments

Scariff Island

Last Saturday the weather was calm and peaceful in Kerry and as our son Owen and his wife Marina had some Australian friends staying with them for the weekend Owen decided to book a boat trip with Des O Shea from the Wave Crest to see if we could spot some whales and dolphins. We

By | 2017-09-26T12:16:11+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Categories: Travel|0 Comments