The chair, the shed, the barber & his son

The chair, the shed, the barber & his son

The chair reunited with Ged Miley courtesy of Tullow Mens Shed. 4 MIN READ It starts with a chair found in a skip… Ten years ago, workmen were refurbishing an…
Charity
Read more
Sealed with a fish

Sealed with a fish

In April 2016, Alan attended the business expo at Wicklow Enterprise Town held in Coláiste Cill Mhantáin to raise the profile of both ‘The Fish Man’ and ‘The Lighthouse’.
Business
Read more
Our smallest branch

Our smallest branch

Our smallest branch is on the island of Inis Mór (permanent population approximately 850).
Community
Read more
A crash course in starting a business

A crash course in starting a business

Adrian Murphy set up his own business, Crash Course Education, in April 2016, to teach Irish to primary and secondary schoolchildren and to do one-to-one tutoring for adults who want their Leaving cert Irish at Higher Level so they can go into Primary school teaching.
Business
Read more
The 120-year journey home

The 120-year journey home

Catherine lives in Boulder, Colorado and she’s going to relocate to Dublin, Ireland. That might sound like an adventurous change of life but it’s not a completely unprecedented journey when you dig a little deeper into her family history.
Personal finance
Read more
Wicklow RFC: a club at the heart of the community

Wicklow RFC: a club at the heart of the community

The 2017 Bank of Ireland Provincial Towns Cup kicked off on Saturday 28 January 2017. The top competition for junior rugby in Leinster is now in its 92nd year, making it one of the oldest trophies in Irish rugby.
Rugby
Read more
What happened when a woman with Down syndrome gave a speech to prisoners?

What happened when a woman with Down syndrome gave a speech to prisoners?

Mei Lin and Helen pictured at Bank of Ireland offices in the IFSC Dublin. Photo: Naoise Culhane. 3 MIN READ Mei Lin Yap worked as a volunteer…
Inclusivity
Read more
Startup awards 2017: Locks to lockers

Startup awards 2017: Locks to lockers

Stephen and his wife Louise set up Cyc-Lok to create a safe and secure place for cyclists to leave their bike and their belongings – helmet, waterproofs, footwear, bags and gloves - in sturdy individual lockers.
Business
Read more
MortgageSaver: David, Nina & Ollie’s story

MortgageSaver: David, Nina & Ollie’s story

  5 MIN READ David lives in Tallaght with his parents. His girlfriend Nina and their son Ollie live in Celbridge with Nina’s mother. Living back in their family…
Mortgages
Read more