I was at a meeting at our local RNLI station in Union Hall a few months ago. We were counting the cash from the annual fundraising collection in and around Skibbereen. Whilst we were waiting to get started I was nosing around, as I do – curiosity being one of my core values, and cameContinue reading “Lessons Learned from the RNLI”
“You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.” George Bernard Shaw.
“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” Edmund Burke
From RBS Chief Economist’s brief 18.July.2016 Leprechaun economics? Ireland is globally renowned for its great works of fiction – from Bram Stoker’s Dracula to Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels. And last week’s GDP figures were viewed in this light when an unbelievable 26.3% y/y expansion for 2015 was revealed! The UK and Eurozone growth rates of 2.2%Continue reading “Leprechaun economics and implants.”
A piece of my childhood disappeared… Every summer my mother, my brother and I went to Dublin to stay with my mother’s parents. We flew from Rhoose airport with Aer Lingus on one of their Focker Friendships. Then, like now, the flight used to take just under an hour though air travel was far lessContinue reading “50 years ago….”
If you don’t like flying – particularly in “smaller”aeroplanes – then perhaps you should look away now. No flights on Tuesday meant a knock-on and no seats available on Wednesday, so postponements and apologies all round. This was filmed on Wednesday when the gales had largely abated – or so it seemed. Wonderful moment atContinue reading “The reason I didn’t get to the UK this week – not one for nervous fliers.”
“People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. The people who get on in this world are the people who look for the circumstances they want, and if they can’t find them, make them.” George Bernard Shaw in Mrs Warren’s Profession
Sent to subscribers on September 26th 2014 Hello and welcome to a slightly different ezine. A special welcome to the new subscribers, especially those I met at the presentations that Siobhan Kelleher & I did at the offices of Henry Schein in Dublin and Cork. Congratulations to HS on their 20th anniversary in Ireland, markedContinue reading “Working on a Dream the LAST ezine from Dental Business Partners”