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Virginian Jailbreak

Sunday May 1st at 10am saw myself, 3 of my siblings and other pals running through a forest in Virginia, Co. Cavan. Why? I hear you ask. Well, it was the first Jailbreak 10km trail run. We were going to be up and about early anyway as our Dad’s anniversary mass was taking place at 8am so [...]

Wine Tastings Galore

Over the past few days the following upcoming wine tastings have come to my attention. The first one is from Red Nose Wine tomorrow night in Clonmel, costs €10 and features Samuel Guibert of Mas de Daumas Gassac. O’Briens in Bray are having a tasting of their new Italian and Spanish wines in aid of  [...]

Birthday Celebrations

This time 10 years ago, we were married for 6 months or so and it was fast approaching Conor’s 30th birthday. At the time, I was working for TEAM Aer Lingus doing my aircraft engineer thang and had what must be one of the best work perks evah: flight concessions. Zonal tickets were the business. [...]