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Dingle Half Marathon 2017

It was a really crappy morning with the rain coming down as we waited for the finish of the Dingle half marathon last Saturday morning. The finish of the half marathon is just outside the front door of the famous Kruger’s pub in Dun Chaoin. It is apparently the most westerly pub in Europe and

By |2017-09-06T11:44:56+01:00September 6th, 2017|Categories: Sport|2 Comments

Going for a Bunty!

It’s not every day that a new saying enters our vocabulary but such an occurrence happened recently during one of our Wednesday four balls. We were playing a four ball at Little Island and were playing the 11th hole. It’s a par five with an old limestone quarry to the right that you have to

By |2017-07-26T16:12:50+01:00March 30th, 2017|Categories: Sport|3 Comments

Cheltenham 2017

This is a big week for Ireland in sporting terms. We play England in the men’s rugby to try to prevent them from winning the Grand Slam and in The Sport of Kings the battle for the bragging rights at Cheltenham takes place. Both will I think be mighty battles and if we can win

By |2017-09-26T12:12:00+01:00March 13th, 2017|Categories: Sport|1 Comment

Jack lynch

When Declan Hassett the playwright approached us last year to see if we would sponsor his new play about Jack Lynch we were honoured and delighted to get involved. I knew about Jack Lynch the politician and leader of Fianna Fail who served two terms as Taoiseach and indeed steered Ireland through some difficult political

By |2017-09-26T12:20:05+01:00March 8th, 2017|Categories: Sport|2 Comments

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 |2017-09-26T12:20:47+01:00March 1st, 2017|Categories: Sport|0 Comments