Choose a job you love. You’ll never work a day in your life

by Pádraic Gilligan, Managing Partner, SoolNua I love my job This morning on Twitter someone tweeted a statement that happily has applied to me ever since Gerry Duffy gave me my first job as a 14 year old in Deveney’s Off Licence in Terenure in 1974: Choose a job you love and you’ll never work a… Read more »

The 3 Ingredients for a Great Event

by Pádraic Gilligan, Managing Partner, SoolNua Yesterday the SoolNua crew participated at Site Ireland’s annual summer event and came away inspired, energized and truly motivated. And it wasn’t just the unabated sunshine – temperatures were 25 degree +. Upon reflection this morning I realized the event involved the rather rare perfect alignment of 3 key… Read more »

Ireland: Food Nation

by Padraic Gilligan, Managing Partner, SoolNua Collective Confusion Ireland’s historical relationship with food has tended to be problematical. Our DNA has tended to be encoded with vague, indistinct memories of famine and fasting leaving us collectively confused about the purpose and meaning of food in our lives. We were less unsure, mind you, about our… Read more »