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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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The Importance Of A Good Qualification.

The Importance Of A Good Qualification.

STORY. When Reilly was a nipper growing up in Galway you'd never hear tell of a psychiatrist or a psychologist or a therapist or a counsellor. There simply would have been no need for one on account of the presence and indeed qualifications of one man called Tim...

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It’s Never Too Late To Win an All Ireland

It’s Never Too Late To Win an All Ireland

STORY. By the time Sean Murphy left Roscrea College he had twice what the entire population of Mayo would murder for. He had two All Ireland medals to his name. In 1959 and 1960 he was the Leinster and All Ireland Senior Schools Pole Vaulting Champion and his national...

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How To Fly First Class.

How To Fly First Class.

STORY. Although it’s nigh on forty years ago, Reilly will always remember the day he flew First Class for the first time. He’d just joined the Priority Management organisation as a young and innocent time management trainer and was en route from Vancouver to Quebec...

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Shoot To The Moon And Back.

Shoot To The Moon And Back.

STORY. Reilly just about made it to the pub on Friday evening before Statty’s performance. Which is just as well because Statty’s presentation on The Domino Effect was a game-changer. Statty had commandeered the back of the pub and had assembled what looked like a...

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A Manifesto for 2024

A Manifesto for 2024

STORY. Reilly bumped into a guy he hadn’t met since college at the Christmas market. ‘Time has certainly been kind to you,’ said Reilly, observing that little had changed about the man in forty years. ‘You should have seen me thirty years ago. They didn’t expect me to...

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