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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+00:00 March 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+00:00 March 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+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Categories: Sport|0 Comments

Golfing at Waterville

Golf at Waterville Links commenced in 1973 in a gorgeous location on the main Ring of Kerry road looking out over Waterville Beach and Ballinskelligs Bay. The original course was funded by John A Mulcahy and designed by Eddie Hackett and a wonderful job they both did. I have played it every year since then,

By | 2017-09-26T12:22:27+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Categories: Sport|0 Comments

Munster Rugby

Last Friday evening I was lucky enough to be in Thomond Park to watch Munster play The Maori All Blacks. It was a wet miserable night and I was lucky to be up high in the stand out of the rain and wind. The ground was totally full and even the terraces exposed to the

By | 2017-09-26T12:30:34+00:00 November 17th, 2016|Categories: Sport|0 Comments

Doonbeg revisited

Last week I made a return trip to Doonbeg golf club not really knowing what to expect. The original course was designed by golf architect Greg Norman and I always felt that he had not made best use of what is a pretty incredible bit of links land, in a most gorgeous part of the

By | 2018-01-08T12:26:16+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Categories: Sport|0 Comments