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I Have Made My Choice

by in Addiction

I have made my choice, And leave with little weeping, I have come with meagre voice, To court the language of my people. Michael Hartnett (1941-1999) I don’t think that the poet Michael Hartnett would be too put out if I borrowed his delightful lines to describe my journey from active and chronic alcoholism to […]

Compassion and Community

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Image description: I had the pleasure of meeting President Michael D Higgins while at an award ceremony in Áras an Uachtaráin in April 2019. He, along with Sabina Higgins, presented artist Pauline Bewick with the Kerry Association in Dublin Arts Award. I have been a proud member of The Kerry Association for approximately 10 years […]

Mental Health Awareness

by in Mental Health

Shining a light on Mental Health Awareness week, which takes place on 10-16th May, 2021. I wanted to share with you 5 areas where I nourish my own mental health and hope they resonate. You can also download this information as a handy infographic and share it amongst your friends, family & colleagues. Mindfulness (Consider daily […]

Covid and Addiction

by in Addiction

‘For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong’ (Journalist HL Mencken 1880- 1956) Every Wednesday at 3pm, during my time as the interim Clinic Manager at the residential addiction facility Smarmore Castle Private Clinic, I spoke with the patients and always introduced my talk with the same few words […]

    Developing business plans from startups to large corporations, Paddy Creedon brings a personable and creative approach to business management.

    Grounded in over 40 years experiences, along with his academic qualifications Paddy has the innate ability to get to the nub of the business challenges, quickly and is very solution focused.

    Paddy also enjoys public speaking, poetry and creative writing...