The Humble Handshake

I bumped into a pal at the weekend. I haven’t seen him in a few years though interact most days online. As we shook hands in greeting and chatted briefly before moving off on our divergent routes I spent the rest of my hike thinking about how symbolic that handshake would be. Like so many…

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Sports in a post-pandemic world. 

Here in Western Europe we are deep in a lockdown resultitng from the global coronavirus pandemic. All non-essential work is suspended, the workforce told to stay at home, all public gatherings cancelled, no groups allowed on the streets, all sporting events postponed or cancelled. Some of the biggest spectator events are sports & music. SPORTS…

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Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme

This article and associated graphic from the team at Adare Human Resource Management is a very handy reference for businesses trying to negotiate the reams of informations arising during this COVID-19 pandemic. There has been some confusion as to how the wage support scheme is operating, this and any future updates will help keep us…

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100miles for The Mater Foundation

MilesthatMater I have taken on a fundraising challenge through the month of August 2019 and your help I can exceed the fundraising and distance goals. I endeavour to match the donations in excess of the €200 goal for 100 miles with pro rata distance. So, €400 sees me covering 200miles by running, biking, hiking or…

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Whats the best way to dry your running shoes?

There’s no getting away from the fact it’s that time of year when every second run is sure to be in a rain shower or through puddles. Shoes, socks and feet are going to get wet. That’s a fact!! The trick is getting the shoes dry for the next run. There is tons of advice available…

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Thoughtful running..being present in your run.

I was out for my ‘easy’ run this morning. Supposed to be 1 hour and easy Zone 1-2. At least that is what is on the plan that I am revisiting at the moment. So when selecting a @wearenation podcast, looking for ~1 hour, my decision was made easy by the most recent one featuring Brian…

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