One Life


Name: Jim Deeney.

Title: Head of retail financial services, National Irish Bank.

School: Loreto College, Milford, Co Donegal.

Universiy: University of Limerick - business studies.

Marital status: Married.

Children: Anna (9), James (7), Sean (1).

Home: Farmleigh, Stillorgan.

Most important life event: Birth of my children.

Biggest business break: Still waiting.

Biggest business mistake: Ask our credit department. There are many.

Time of getting up: 6 a.m. or thereabouts.

Time of finishing work: Rather not say.

Favourite breakfast: Full Irish.

Form of exercise: Working out in Friarsland fitness centre and cycling to Bray and back.

Holidays: Rathmullan, Co Donegal and Kilkee, Co Clare.

Favourite TV Programme: Only Fools and Horses.

Favourite radio programme: The Sunday Supplement, Today FM.

Favourite book: Any John Grisham.

Car: Toyota Camry.

Commuting time: 10 minutes (using the bus lane).

Favourite airline: Aer Lingus.

Worst thing about travel: Airports.

Favourite tipple: Pint of Budweiser.

Favourite pub: Byrne's Galloping Green.

Favourite restaurant: Valpariso, Monkstown.

How do you spend your free time: Usually looking for golf balls.

Person you most admire: Hilary McCutcheon (my wife), for putting up with me.

Dying words: I did it my way.