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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 | August 31st, 2017|Categories: Family|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 | October 7th, 2016|Categories: Family|0 Comments

The one that got away

For the last 20 years we have held an annual father and son golf outing and over the years we have played many different courses. Last week we played Dingle (Ceann Sibeal) on Thursday and Dooks near Glenbeigh on Friday. Definitely a couple of Irelands golfing gems build on truly wonderful golfing sites and in

By | September 21st, 2016|Categories: Family, Golf Story|0 Comments

The 500th Birthday

My sister Fifi has been wonderful over the years in organising little family gatherings around the time of our individual birthdays. As there are seven of us in our family it takes a lot of organising and we are all really grateful as it has helped to keep us in touch with one another. Thanks

By | August 9th, 2016|Categories: Family|0 Comments

Fota Wildlife Park

As you drive east from Cork to Waterford you drive past three of Cork’s islands. The first is Little Island where Cork Golf Club is located and then on to Fota Island. Drive past the mile long wall of The Fota Estate and you come to the bridge that brings you across the water to

By | March 31st, 2016|Categories: Family|0 Comments