Category Archives: My Life

  1. A Different Kind of Thanksgiving – Competing in a Hackathon as a Marketeer

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    December 8, 2017 by Evin

    Two weeks ago, on American Thanksgiving, I woke with a spring in my step because it is one of my …
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  2. Wood Werkin’ It at Benchspace at Cork’s Marina

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    November 27, 2017 by Evin

    When David Scannell from Benchspace, a local woodworking workshop in Cork city’s Marina center, invited me to participate in a woodworking workshop …
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  3. Happy Halloween

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    October 31, 2017 by Evin

    I have neglected blogging here lately, but am trying to get back into the swing of things. One of the …
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  4. We’re Still Here… and We Missed You

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    August 22, 2017 by Evin

    We just spent three months traveling the United States to reunite with family and introduce the new baby’s cuteness to …
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  5. Reflecting on Thanksgiving in Ireland as a Homesick Expat

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    November 21, 2016 by Evin

    Each year, it is the same thing. A normal weekday is actually a special occasion in my heart. People still …
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  6. Back At It!

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    September 7, 2016 by Evin

    After a 4.5-month break, I’m back at it with new blog posts coming your way starting this weekend. You must …
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  7. Shane Horgan Teams Up With Glenisk to #EatLikeThem

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    February 26, 2016 by Evin

    Ahead of Ireland’s clash with England in the 6 Nations Championship, Glenisk has unveiled two new videos featuring former International …
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  8. Freedom

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    January 18, 2016 by Evin

    Today, I feel a swell of pride and hope on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

    Honestly, there is nothing I can say that will mark this day any better than his own words in my hometown on August 28, 1963.

  9. Birthdays & Milestones as an Expat

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    December 1, 2015 by Evin

    In two weeks, I will have been in orbit around the sun for 40 years. I love my birthday. LOVE …
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  10. October Bank Holiday Jazz Weekend Cork City Brunch Options

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    October 23, 2015 by Evin

    Cork Jazz Weekend on 40 Shades of Life ©2010 Evin O'Keeffe

    In the mood for a little city time this bank holiday weekend? Why not brave the Jazz Weekend crowds for …
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