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19th October, 2014
Eileen Forrestal, Glenda Devlin (in black) and Brendan Sands near Finisklin in Sligo, with their newly published Irish Get Up And Go 2015 Diary.

Sligo-based Brendan Sands set up Get Up and Go Publications in 2008 with co-owners Glenda Devlin and Eileen Forrestal. Situated in Strandhill, the company produces motivational diaries for adults and teenagers.

Priced at €10, Get Up and Go Diaries combine illustrations with motivational advice and inspirational quotes.

The company also produces a homework journal for schools. It sells online at and through retailers Newbridge Silver, Four Masters Donegal, Easons, and outlets in Galway Cathedral and...

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