Behind Every Face, There’s Another Discovery.

Máiréad & Brian De Staic

In 1981 Brian and Máiread began their now iconic family jewellery business in the Dingle Gaeltacht.
 
They answered half of our quesions each:

Máiréad

For what in your life do you feel most grateful?

My husband, family, health and our business. 

What is the first thing that you notice about a person?

His/her eyes - “The eyes are the window to your soul”

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

A very difficult one - Love : Brian;  Humanity : Jesus, Intelligence : Einstein

What’s the best advice you have ever received?

“Buail an iarann te “ - go for it. My father’s advice.

What makes you feel young?

Romance, dancing, music, fun, laughter, nature and lots more x

If I asked you at 5 what you wanted to be when you grow up what would you say?

“A teacher “ I was a Secondary / High school teacher for years and loved it. 

What was the most favourite fairy tale growing up?

Cinderella

Brian

What is the silliest thing you have heard people say about you?

I haven’t heard it yet!

What’s the most spontaneous thing you have ever done?

Proposing to Máiréad 

What’s the best meal you have ever had?

Pâté  Maison, Lyons , France

Which of your personality traits has been the most useful?

Creative

If you could write one new law that everyone had to obey, what law would you create?

Give Peace a Chance

What is the best to start the day?

A good Irish breakfast

Have you ever been fired?

No

What do you wish you had invented?

The bicycle

Máiréad & Brian outside their Jewellers in Dingle
Brian De Staic
You can visit the Máiréad & Brian at one of their two shops in Dingle the next time you stay at Pax House or visit their website at www.briandestaic.com

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