Mandy always dreamed of being not just a pilot but set her sights on the nigh on impossible task of becoming an RAF fighter pilot. They told her it couldn’t be done. She didn’t listen. To contribute to the celebration of International Women’s Day earlier this week, I feel it appropriate to share 3 life-hacks I took from…

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When Miriam O’Callaghan asked him about his life and career on the Pendulum Summit stage in January, Colin Farrell shared 3 life hacks he uses. Or at least that’s what I took from the conversation. Despite the fact that Colin can enjoy a Hollywood lifestyle, he has his roots firmly in his home town of…

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“Fancy a hike Saturday?” read the text. “Go on so.” was my reply. “8 bells at the car park.” “See you then” I arrived to find my friend and hiking buddy all geared up and ready to go. We hugged. “It’s been a while. Take it easy on me.” I implored. “I will.” says he,…

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A Carambola colleague asked a yawning young girl recently in a client school classroom was she tired;  her response was priceless – “I’m running at 3%!” I’ve had a very busy week which, apart from work, involved a lot of travel and I find myself feeling a tad run ragged this weekend which is what…

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I met a hero recently; a real-life hero, an unassuming hero, an unwitting hero, but a hero nonetheless. An electrician Monday to Friday, a cave diver on the weekends, Belgian national Jim Warny, now living in Co.Clare, was thrust under national and international spotlight last year when he was part of the Tham Luang cave…

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