A proud day in the household

Yesterday was a proud day for us. Lucy graduated from Athlone Institute of Technology with a distinction. Each student was only allowed to invite two people to the ceremony so me and Laurence (Lucy's boyfriend) were the lucky ones. Lucy has always been really keen on learning, right from an early age she had a... Continue Reading →

She’s Leaving Home

Well this is a tough one to write. Lucy moves out today, she's starting college in AIT. It was only a matter of time before she left but it doesn't make it any easier. Lucy is not just my beautiful daughter, she's also my best friend. I'm going to miss our night-time chats, our kitchen... Continue Reading →

Lucy’s Birthday

It's been a busy week so not much time for blogging. It was Lucy's 17th birthday on Wednesday. Where do the years go? She had a half day from her course so we went for lunch and got our nails done. It's the first time I've ever had my nails done. I made Lucy's cake,... Continue Reading →

Happy Birthday Lucy!

Lucy is 16 today! She went out with her friends on Saturday to Carrick-on-Shannon. They went bowling and to the cinema. She is a big Harry Potter fan hence the cake which I made. It took me three attempts to do the Deathly Hallows logo and then horror of horrors Harry Potter fell on the... Continue Reading →

Well done Lucy

Lucy got her Junior Cert. results yesterday, along with all the other teenagers who sat the exams in June. She did really well, especially as she was sick through half of them. We had to go to the school to pick them up and then we went to McDonald's for breakfast 🙂 There was another... Continue Reading →

Feile na Tuaithe, 2011

This weekend was the annual Feile na Tuaithe at the museum of country life in Castlebar. It's a great family event and it's free. There were all kinds of events taking place. During the weeks leading up to the festival there was a photo competition running. The kids and I entered photo's. If you read... Continue Reading →

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