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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 | June 29th, 2017|Categories: Travel, Uncategorised|2 Comments

Scariff Island

Last Saturday the weather was calm and peaceful in Kerry and as our son Owen and his wife Marina had some Australian friends staying with them for the weekend Owen decided to book a boat trip with Des O Shea from the Wave Crest to see if we could spot some whales and dolphins. We

By | April 25th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorised|0 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 | March 13th, 2017|Categories: Racing tips, Uncategorised|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 | March 8th, 2017|Categories: Golf Story, Uncategorised|2 Comments