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The Seville Marathon

Eamon was running in the marathon in Seville recently so that was our excuse for making a trip to Seville. We had heard that Seville was a beautiful place to visit. We even heard that oranges could be found growing on the streets in the middle of February…yah! In case you were wondering, no unfortunately

By | March 1st, 2017|Categories: Keeping Fit|0 Comments

The Dingle marathon

We spent last weekend in Dingle where Eamon was doing his second marathon and son-in-law Rossa Mc Mahon was doing the half marathon. The route for the Dingle marathon is around Slea Head, one of the most spectacular roads in the world with views (on a good day!) of incredible beauty. The run starts in

By | September 8th, 2016|Categories: Anything is possible, Keeping Fit|0 Comments

Owen and his best man Vince

I mentioned in a recent blog how Owen’s best man Vincent Groarke had surpassed himself by singing a love song in the Greek language to Owen and Marina at their recent wedding on the enchanting Greek Island of Samos. I knew that I had a photo somewhere taken on the beach at Fountainstown near Cork

By | June 30th, 2016|Categories: Keeping Fit|0 Comments

The Irish Curragh

Last evening was another splendid autumn evening and whilst we didn’t have too much fine summer weather in Ireland this year we are now enjoying a splendid settled spell and still marvelling at the golden coloured leaves that have not yet been blown off the trees particularly last evening on the Marina, which is the

By | October 13th, 2015|Categories: Keeping Fit|0 Comments

The Ring of Kerry Cycle

The famous annual Ring of Kerry Cycle took place on Saturday 4th of July last. Twelve thousand crazy cyclists of all sizes and shapes started off in Killarney with a nice gentle cycle to the town of Killorglin. On then past Caragh Lake and over the gently flowing River Caragh and into the picturesque village

By | July 14th, 2015|Categories: Keeping Fit|0 Comments