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Thank you for visiting my web page.  This is a new period in my life with great new adventures ahead. Over my career working with many and varied situations and challenges I’ve gathered a lot of ideas and views that I have learned can be helpful for people, organizations and communities  growing towards their full potential. Working internationally at  the invite of people who want to make changes and a difference personally both nationally and internationally has given me new insights into what is achievable - even in the most difficult circumstances. I’ve decided to share some of what I’ve learned with you over the coming time. People are resilient in the face of all sorts of life challenges.  This web will be a platform for change. Everyone can make a difference.

“If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.” Dalai Lama

Marie Byrne

The Author of "January River"

‘Employ your time in improving yourself by other men’s writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have laboured hard for’.  Socrates

‘The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.’