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


    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


    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


    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


    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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