Posts Tagged ‘County Cork’

Peter Murphy

Peter Murphy has been in the financial services industry for 39 years, helping hundreds of clients achieve their financial goals. For the past eight years he has been proud to work as a financial advisor at Merrill Lynch in Southbury, Connecticut. Peter’s Irish ancestry extends far back on both sides of his family. On his mother’s side,Read more..

Brian T. McGuinnes

Brian McGuinness is the CEO for the 24Seven Enterprises Group of Companies. Brian has held this position since joining the organization in 2014. In his tenure with the business, Brian and the team have grown the group to over five times the size it was when he arrived. Previously, Brian had a 20-year career withRead more..

Kevin Kelleher

Kevin Kelleher recently assumed the role of chief operating officer of Sony Music Entertainment after serving as the company’s chief financial officer for over 20 years. Since he joined Sony Music in 1992, he has helped actively manage the company’s worldwide operations through the changing music landscape. Throughout his tenure he has played a leading roleRead more..

Cork Hosts Summit
on Climate Change

With the theme “shared voices from small island nations,” the 2019 SeaFest and Our Ocean Wealth Summit in Cork, 7-9 of June, focused on the importance of protecting the world’s oceans from the impacts of climate change and ensuring a sustainable long-term future for the marine economy as a whole. “As a small island, IrelandRead more..

The Lusitania Gifted to Cork Museum

The shipwreck of the RMS Lusitania has been gifted to a museum in Kinsale, County Cork, exactly 104 years after it was torpedoed by a German U-boat on May 7, 1915 during the first world war. The Lusitania, a Cunard liner, was the largest ship in the world when it was sunk by the GermanRead more..

“Wild Bill” Donovan:
Irish-American War
Hero and Superspy

“Wild Bill“ Donovan had many fascinating friends, including Ian Fleming, creator of James Bond – the fictional, globe-trotting superspy. Donovan’s real-life feats, however, surpassed even Bond’s wildest exploits. Perhaps no other Irish American served his country more daringly, yet Donovan’s largely clandestine service to America is still greatly under-appreciated. ℘℘℘ Born in 1883 into poverty,Read more..

Sláinte!: The Lace Place

Imagine Ireland. What do you see? Patchwork green fields, stone walls, crystal streams, ancient ruins, horses…and lace. From manor house to country cottage, windows are draped with the delicate webwork. Sofas, tabletops, dressers, beds, and tea trays hold lacy runners, scarves, and antimacassars. Brides seem like angels haloed in billowing veils. Casual observers see onlyRead more..

Reading West Cork

A trip to the West Cork Literary Festival turns into an unexpected and inspiring look at Bantry Bay and the people who call it home. ℘℘℘ In the words of Man Booker Prize-winner Anne Enright, “Ireland is a series of stories that have been told to us.” For me, Enright’s words couldn’t have rung truer.Read more..

Reflections in Bere Island

A community of healers gathers for a retreat on the role of spirituality in healing. Bere Island is a small island a mile off the southwest coast of West Cork. Twice as long as it is wide and covering an area of about 20 square miles, it has a population of slightly over 200 people. YouRead more..

Liam’s Collins Connection

Though an event in Clonakilty, Co. Cork on Thursday, August 22 was a salute to the tamed Irish patriot Michael Collins, Liam Neeson was the star of the show as hundreds of fans turned out to meet and greet the Co. Antrim-born star. Neeson traveled from New York to attend the ceremony in which aRead more..