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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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How To Come Top In Your Class?

How To Come Top In Your Class?

STORY. Everyone sniggered when Reillys buddy, Flaherty, signed up for a course in the university on of all things - Philosophy. They laughed overtly when they heard of his performance in his first exam at the conclusion of the first semester. The Professor, an...

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The Ultimate Formula For Business Success

The Ultimate Formula For Business Success

STORY. Everyone wondered how Reilly always managed to secure tickets to all the soccer internationals. And seated in the corporate box too,  surrounded by all the alickadoos and WAGs. Nobody knew until now. Part of Jack Charltons remuneration package, if he succeeded...

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What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

STORY. Reilly met him on his very first hour as a boarder in Roscrea. Half a dozen heartbroken 12-year olds fell in forlornly on the cold tiles of the austere front hall of the College.  For most they were experiencing the first serious separation from their mothers...

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If You Can’t Be A Poet, Be The Poem.

If You Can’t Be A Poet, Be The Poem.

STORY. Few social anthropologists have had as astute or profound an understanding of what makes the Irish psyche tick than the late Niall Toibín. Asked once was he proud to be born in Cork he exuded the ultimate humility by proclaiming that ‘I’m not so much proud as...

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