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Ireland’s Latest Property & Development News

Sunday Property Round-Up Never let it be said that Irish newspapers don’t offer value for money; today’s line-up is jam-packed with the best property commentary I’ve read for months.  Plenty to keep you going through the long weekend.  If you only have time for one paper today, […]

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What I learned as a non-planner in a room full of planners

Originally published on www.thejournal.ie , April 16, 2017 Last week I was invited to speak at the Irish Planning Institute AGM in beautiful Westport.  Knowing that IPI membership is made up of planners from the public and private sector, I had to work to keep an open […]

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Sunday Property Review

April 23, 2017 The Sunday Times Move If you only have time for one newspaper today, for property news, The Sunday Times is the one to get. Editor Linda Daly writes about ‘A new generation of unban living – First time buyers, returnees, investors and renters want […]

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Sunday Property Review

April 16, 2017 The Sunday Times Move Linda Daly writes about the restored Carriage House at Beech Park in Clonsilla, near Luttrellstown Castle. This 19th-Century, two-storey cottage on nurtured, plant-filled gardens is available to rent, check out www.thecarriagehouse.co for full details. And from one bespoke home to […]

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Morning Routines

Amanda Webb of Spiderworking.com recently put together the morning routines of business women and entrepreneurs.  My contribution is below and there are lots of interesting perspectives from the other 16 contributors.  For the full article, click here: http://www.spiderworking.com/blog/2017/03/08/morning-routine/   Morning Routine: My alarm is set for either […]

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Focus on Social Housing will Make the Rental Crisis Worse

[Extract from a guest column in The Times Focus on Social Housing Will Make the Rental Crisis Worse ] I am not a betting person, but if I was, I would have bet on Simon Coveney or Leo Varadkar becoming our new Minister for Housing.  Once the […]

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Do Leaders Manage the Crisis, or does the Crisis Make a Leader?

How leaders in times of crisis think, act and feel There is an assumption that times of crisis require leadership, I am interested to find out whether the opposite is true to an equal or greater extent.  That is, I propose that real and impactful leaders require […]

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Introduction to A Course in Miracles

“This is a course in miracles. It is a required course. Only the time you take it is voluntary. Free will does not mean that you can establish the curriculum.  It means only that you can elect what you want to take at any given time.  This […]

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A Course in Miracles: Finding Your Own Inner Teacher

About A Course in Miracles   The original text was delivered by Professor Helen Schucman and Professor William (Bill) Thetford, both professors of Medical Psychology at Columbia University back in the 1970’s.  I am using the term ‘delivered’ as neither took credit for being the authors, but […]

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A Personal ‘New Age’

Dr. Wayne Dyer in his movie ‘The Shift’ describes periods or events (that he calls “Quantum Moments”) in our lives that shake and redefine us.   What is interesting is how our priorities change after these so-called quantum moments, as we move from a place of making […]

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