The loves of my life... Carol Byrne
The PR guru and mum chats about her favourite people, places and things
It definitely has to be my 16-year-old son, Conor. He is, literally, the love of my life. He is a credit to himself, and he has been an absolute joy since the day he was born.
I have five brothers, and at night time, when it was pitch black, my dad would go down the back of the garden to the coal bunker, and we'd scare the living daylights out of him. It was definitely my favourite memory growing up!
The moment of the day
Going to bed. I know it's so cliched, but since I work nights, I love going home, making a sandwich and sticking on Forensic Files on Netflix. My happiest time of the day.
Nightswimming by R.E.M. - it's my favourite song of all time.
Stand By Me.
I do love to read The Rules of Life by Richard Templar every so often. It's a great mental pick-me-up, and helps to put things back into perspective.
Probably my brother Andrew. He was always bailing me out of situations!
A tailored pants suit with killer heels. For a last-minute choice, it's perfect, because you don't have to worry about your tan.
My son Conor bought me a watch for my 35th birthday from Fossil. I wear it nearly every day.
The Montenotte Hotel in Cork. The balcony has an incredible views overlooking Cork. It really is an amazing spot, and the service is second to none.
Luna on Drury Street.
My phone, of course!
Emma, my best friend for the last 10 years; she is fantastic. If I was to murder someone tomorrow, she is the person I would call. I won't! This is hypothetical.
I love walking. I put my earphones in, and take a break from everything.
The piece of advice
Trust your instincts, always. For me, everything in life has been a learning curve, and my gut feeling is always right.
The pet hate
Slow walkers - they drive me insane.
House on Leeson Street.
The part of my body
I am quite petite with a small waist, yet I still have a bit of a curve.
Meryl Streep. She is an incredibly inspiring woman, although I would probably be too intimidated to go for a drink with her!
Bad language - sorry, mum!
Love by Chloe. It has been my go-to scent for the last four years.
I am definitely a savoury person. My dad makes the best home-made chips.
The beauty product
Image Skincare Ageless Total Pure Hyaluronic Filler. It is super hydrating on your skin, and I put it on before bed every night.
When I took Conor to Barcelona to visit the football stadium. It was a memorable holiday, to say the least. He has a fear of flying, and there was a storm that day, so he wouldn't fly. We ended up having to get three trains and a ferry home. It was a nightmare at the time, but now, looking back, it was so memorable!
Carol is the newly appointed PR manager of Cloud 10 Beauty, and continues to work as an ambassador for House, D2
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