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Last month I received an email from John Gaffney, Senior Counsel in Abu Dhabi, in connection with a blog I did about P.K. Kiely back in January 2014.  Thankfully, it wasn’t a legal issue!  PK was John’s grandfather and John’s mum Anne was interested in coming to talk with me about her Dad, PK.  Anne

By |2020-02-04T11:26:00+00:00February 4th, 2020|Categories: Sport|0 Comments

The Sean and Sevy Story

My friend Sean K Power died last week.  He was aged 86.  My memories of Sean go back a long time and they are all happy and positive. Sean was a newspaper man initially and then moved into public relations.  When I met him he was doing great work with Garrett Fitzgerald. Sean was, for

By |2019-01-17T10:05:19+00:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: Sport|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+01:00May 21st, 2018|Categories: Sport|0 Comments

Cheltenham 2018

Yes, it’s that time of the year when the Irish, English, Welsh and Scottish trainers and jockeys do battle for honours at the annual Cheltenham racing festival.  I have been there just once for two days and the memory of the wonderful atmosphere that prevails there is still strong. The first race I ever saw

By |2018-03-12T09:22:23+00:00March 12th, 2018|Categories: Sport|0 Comments

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
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