I remember vividly walking down Moore St in Dublin many years ago. Moore St, for those of you unfamiliar with it is a market street in Dublin City Centre, just off possibly the busiest shopping street in the capital, Henry St. and it is the home for generations of market stall holders selling everything from…

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Oscar Wilde once said as he got older, “I’m not young enough to know absolutely everything.” This wonderful quote speaks to the fact that most fifteen year olds are fearless – bulletproof – nothing can stop them; they believe adults, especially parents, are ‘clueless’. Most fifteen year olds believe they can become anything they want,…

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He was hilarious. I heard Colm O’Regan for the first time at the Pendulum Summit in Dublin during the week and he was hilarious. Colm is a journalist as well as comedian and he was there on the last afternoon of a two day life-changing event to provide the 2,500 day-two attendees a comical interlude…

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She’s 90 this year, that grand old dame, that wonderful lady that is Bewley’s Cafe, the beating heart of Dublin’s Grafton St and she has just reopened her doors to welcome all and sundry. I managed to visit this week and over a delicious coffee on the balcony overlooking the world renowned Harry Clarke (as…

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