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Statio Bene Fide Carinis

The Cork Coat of Arms has as its inscription “Statio Bene Fide Carinis” – a safe harbour for ships.  Eamon and Steve here at City Life decided that it was time that the City Life team had a look at Cork from the water for a change, just to see how safe the harbour actually

By |2018-08-14T14:37:46+00:00August 14th, 2018|Categories: Travel|0 Comments

Dignitaries Visit Derrynane

This summer has seen the visit of some very important people to the glorious beach at Derrynane, situated adjacent to Derrynane house – the home of Daniel O’Connell. Charles and Camilla walking the beach We have had the visit of dignitaries Charles and Camilla from the UK, Leo and the lads from Dublin and myself

By |2018-08-01T14:38:53+00:00August 1st, 2018|Categories: Travel|0 Comments

Wild & Windy Derrynane

There was a cold wind from the east on Saturday morning last as I walked Derrynane beach.  It was, as always, very spectacular and I have never been disappointed walking there.  Same can’t always be said for walks I have had in other beautiful places when following the small white ball. After the walk I

By |2018-02-27T16:44:55+00:00February 26th, 2018|Categories: Travel|0 Comments

Memories of cousin Dermot

Last month we arranged a holiday in Portugal and to meet up with my cousin Dermot we booked a few days in Armacao de Pera, a little seaside town close to the village of Pera where Dermot lived. There is a wonderful Portuguese sandy beach close by where the local fishermen drive their boats straight

By |2017-09-26T12:13:47+00:00June 29th, 2017|Categories: Travel|2 Comments