Hide the Pill

Hide the Pill

Picture the bedlam. Christmas Eve 2011.  We’d just collected a new six week old Labrador pup called Potter.  In their collective enthusiasm the kids had taken him for a stroll by the beach and he’d fallen in to a big pool of ice cold water. ...

I Can and I will….

Reilly was intrigued with psychology and was constantly exploring what it was that set peak-performers apart. He maintained that if you could get inside the head of an uber-performer you could go a long way to replicating that in your own life too. To this end he had...
Why the Japs Bombed Bell Harbour

Why the Japs Bombed Bell Harbour

Reillys Dadó operated a thriving business out of Conamara in the forties. He supplied the four harbours of South Galway Bay – Kinvara; New Quay;  Bell Harbour; and Ballyvaughan – with turf from Conamara and returned laden down with the finest potatoes...
The Power of Expectation

The Power of Expectation

Brendan Behan was well aware of the power of expectations. Once, upon arrival in Canada he was asked by a Custom Official as to what his purpose for visiting the country was. ‘To drink Canada dry’ was Behan’s considered and honest reply. Reillys...