Behind Every Face, There’s Another Discovery.

Grainne Kavanagh

Grainne is a Dingle local who runs the Coach House Shop with her collection of stylish interior’s accessories & furnishings.

What is the first thing you notice about a person?

Their smile, it can can tell a lot & set the tone

For what in your life do you feel most grateful?

That I was blessed to be born on the Dingle Peninsula to the family I have. 

If you could have lunch with one person dead or alive, who would it be?

My late father, a great laugh was always had & he would have picked up the tab!

What is the most spontaneous thing you have ever done?

Opened a shop, it literally came out of the blue one night to me & so a month later I did

Which of your personality traits has been the most useful?

The sense of humour has served me well & gotten me out of a many a pickle

What do you usually follow when making a decision, your head or your heart?

The Heart will run it by the head via the gut but the heart knows it always wins

What is the bestway to start the day?

A walk on Ventry beach in the company of my dogs

What always makes you smile?

My springer spaniel

What are most people surprised to learn about you?

That I trained in psychotherapy & counselling. I opened the shop a month later so lots to think about there. 

Have you ever been fired?

Not yet but always open to new experiences 

What is the one thing you still have from childhood?

My best pal John Cluskey

What skill or craft would you like to master?

Dressage, it's a work in progress with a patient Katy Scott

What is something that most people learn only after it’s too late?

That there is always a choice.

What movie can you watch over and over again?

Mary Poppins, the original version. It's like medicine for the soul. 

What makes you feel young.

My brothers 3 children, my week is incomplete without time spent in their company

You can visit Grainne at her shop in Dingle the next time you stay at Pax House or visit her website at www.coachhousedingle.com

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