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Decisions.

STORY. Reilly woke up dithering. Should he go for a swim before breakfast or after? And when he finally bit the bullet and decided to go between the showers he wondered should he bring a cap. Wifey was incandescent to be consulted mid-slumber on such matters of life...

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The Cracked Pot.

STORY. The Cracked Pot. Many moons ago, there lived in the Burren a boy called Finn who’s daily job was to carry water from Corranroo Well to his family’s home in Newquay. He was a smart lad and used a pole that he carried across his shoulders that enabled him carry...

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‘Bless me Father, for I have sinned. I have been with a feisty girl,’ confessed Reilly peevishly. ‘Is that you Reilly,’ asked the priest knowingly. ‘Yes Father, I regret to say it’s me.’ ‘And who was this girl you were with? ‘I can’t tell you that Father. I don’t want...

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Who’s In Your Room?

STORY. They say you always remember your ‘firsts.’ Your first day at school; your first date; your first day in a new job. Although many years ago, Reilly will never forget his first business training gig. He’d succeeded in getting 25 of the good and the great of...

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Just Checking.

Just Checking. It never ceases to amaze Reilly how the younger generation cannot recall life without a mobile phone. Reilly is of a vintage that can recall vividly the lengths people had to go to make a simple phone call. He remembers well working in his mothers shop...

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Leaving Money On the Table Is a Mugs Game

Leaving Money On the Table Is a Mugs Game

STORY. Getting mugged once was unfortunate. Getting mugged twice was a lesson from the Universe. It was a miserably wet night at Dalymount Park where Bohs had just beaten Galway United 1-0 and Reilly couldn’t get a taxi quick enough back into town. It was only then...

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The ultimate business success formula

The ultimate business success formula

The Mindful Edge. STORY. Reilly spent much of the week living close to or on the edge. It oscillated between periods of intense highs and corresponding lows. His best ever Smácht meeting was flanked by two really challenging days agreeing the right candidate for an...

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How the Japs Bombed Bell Harbour.

How the Japs Bombed Bell Harbour.

Reillys Uncle Stiofáin operated a thriving transatlantic business out of Conamara in the thirties and forties. He would supply the four harbours of South Galway Bay - Kinvara; New Quay; Bell Harbour; and Ballyvaughan - with turf from Conamara and return laden down...

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Have You Got What It Takes To Make A Great Catalyst?

Have You Got What It Takes To Make A Great Catalyst?

STORY. Reilly and Siggie O’Freud - Reillys nick name for him - had a kind of a symbiotic thing going back in the 90s when Reilly worked in Dublin.   On the last Thursday of every month they’d repair to Toners Bar in Baggot Street where Reilly would speak Irish to...

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