As I write this post my eldest daughter Claire is on her way to America for a year - perhaps longer. We saw her off at the airport and had a few hugs, kisses, and tears before she headed off on the next chapter of her career in New York. Unfortunately it is nowadays a common sight where people of my generation see off the next generation who are leaving Ireland. Claire hopes to break into the film industry and I've no doubt that my tuxedo will get a few nights out in New York and Los Angeles in years to come!
The photo below was taken today shortly before she left. Look out America, there is an O'Loughlin coming!