MONAGHAN TOWNSMAN WHO PLAYED KEY SYDNEY OLYMPICS ROLE PUBLISHES FASCINATING MEMOIR

20 August 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Monaghan Townsman Maurice Holland recounts a fascinating life spent working in the hospitality industry in the recently published memoir Just A Simple Innkeeper: The Journey of an Irish Hotelier. Mr Holland played a key organisational role in the 2000 Sydney Olympics and his account of this demanding undertaking figures prominently in the volume, which is available for purchase online at Amazon and other online retailers. But his life narrative also encompasses diverse other aspects of an exceptionally industrious life and career, a story that unfolds engagingly through captivating anecdotes and insightful reflections on the life philosophy that took him to the pinnacle of his chosen profession.

Maurice now lives in Brisbane with his wife Cathie. They have three children and give grandchildren. Mr Holland was born in Old Cross Square in Monaghan Town. He wrote a reflective piece for the book published to mark the 150th anniversary of the Christian Brothers..

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