Sunday May 31, 2020

Our friends in the north

Earlier this month, a hardy group of Irish business leaders travelled to Finland for an Arctic survival challenge in aid of the Debra Ireland charity. While there, serial entrepreneur Liavan Mallin penned a daily diary for The Sunday Business Post Magazine

31st March, 2019
Liavan Mallin pulling a ‘pulk’ sledge while participating in Debra Ireland’s Arctic Challenge

5am, Dublin: I haven’t slept too well, worried my alarm wouldn’t go off on time. I’m excited and a little nervous, as today I’m heading to the Arctic with Debra Ireland, the charity that supports people in Ireland living with the butterfly skin condition EB.

This hugely distressing condition causes the skin, both inside and out, to blister and wound at the slightest touch. There...

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