Personal meaning

The motto “Champions Start Small” has a deep personal meaning for Meagan Duhamel

Meagan Duhamel noticed a small sign near a family room door as she stayed with her baby daughter in a neonatal intensive care unit last fall. It read: “Champions Start Small” – the motto of the Sandra Schmirler Foundation – and the message stuck to the retired figure skater, who, like the late Schmirler, had […]

Personal meaning

The SuperValu Christmas commercial had personal meaning for the Cork boy who performed there

An eight-year-old boy from Cork stole the heart of the nation for his performance in SuperValu’s moving Christmas commercial. Cian Kearney, from Douglas, stars as a young boy called Conor who is getting ready for Christmas amid Covid-19 lockdown restrictions. Talk to Echo Cian’s father, Ger, explained that the story of the ad, which was […]