What a day!

Today was a great day. One of those when I feel lucky to live the life I do. I didn’t win the lotto, or achieve anything spectacular. What I did do was spend the day at a swimming pool in the company of forty young swimmers. They were aged seven to eleven and the vast … More What a day!

Nollaig na mBan, one of my favourite Irish traditions.

It’s January 5th. People all over Ireland are slowly coming to terms with the fact that another Christmas is over. Bank balances are looking as unhealthy as we are after the excesses of the season…and it’s the winter. So why am I skipping around the house when no one is looking, smiling and singing? Because … More Nollaig na mBan, one of my favourite Irish traditions.