Has McDonald's finally turned The Corner?

The first McDonald's opened it's doors on Grafton Street in Dublin in 1977. This global brand created and pioneered the concept we all now know as 'Fast Food' ... changing the convenience food industry forever.

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All change in Ireland

As the dust is stirred up in Ireland - after the elections - what's going on? The analysts are rushing in.  The people who specialise in talking about what's happened are active - in homes & media. Obviously, inside political parties there's chatter, spinning & plotting.

No one is on the streets.  Whatever's happened, it's peaceful, calm & not particularly agitating. Some people are really pleased, others highly disappointed - but the most obvious thing is that everyone will take this in their stride.

So different from what it could be...

Ireland needs meaningful change.

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Put your staff first and your customers second

A couple of months ago we decided to spoil ourselves rotten. We won a free holiday at the luxury Castlemartyr Hotel & Golf Resort in Cork.

The kids were excited – it was their first taste of 5 star luxury and they eagerly spent the week on the iPad Googling Castlemartyr in anticipation of our visit.

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