Episode 11 Des Mullally on Dublin 8

    This week's episode is with Des Mullally. Des runs Facebook page called Dublin 8 where he collects and share stories about Dublin richest historic quarter. Ever since the Vikings first saw its potential, Dublin 8 has been the heartbeat of the city.   And there's a lot here! Dublin 8 is home to museums, … Continue reading Episode 11 Des Mullally on Dublin 8

Episode 10 Jane Stephenson – Beyond Gurus

    Jane Stephenson runs seminars.ie which brings international inspirational speakers to Ireland. She set up the business in 1995. There  was a lot happening in Ireland in 1995... boxer Steve Collins became a world champion, Father Ted first appeared on our televisions, and signs of the Celtic Tiger were beginning to show. For Jane, it wasn't … Continue reading Episode 10 Jane Stephenson – Beyond Gurus

Episode 9 Elva Carri on Girl Crew, Entrepreneurship, and Mary Robinson

    "If a business needs you, it can never scale" - Elva Carri   Elva Carri (@elvacarri) is co-founder of Girl Crew.   I love the Girl Crew origin story... Finding all her friends were busy one Friday night when she was keen to go out dancing, Elva changed her settings on Tinder to make sure … Continue reading Episode 9 Elva Carri on Girl Crew, Entrepreneurship, and Mary Robinson

Episode 8 Keith Burke on Life, Music and Tango Dancing

    A few years ago, I played a gig with Keith Burke's band. It was a hot July night. And it was even hotter by the time you had walked the four flights of stairs to get up to the Odessa club in Dublin. You'd cool down quickly though. It was a dark, romantically-lit room. … Continue reading Episode 8 Keith Burke on Life, Music and Tango Dancing

Episode 7 Ailbhe Smyth on The F-Word

  "Believe in yourself" - Ailbhe Smyth   I first heard Ailbhe Smyth (@ailbhes) speak at a conference in Dublin called Show & Tell. It was one of those moments where I have realised how ignorant I am (and I've had plenty of those moments!). No only did I get a kick in the head and a … Continue reading Episode 7 Ailbhe Smyth on The F-Word

Episode 6 Liam O’Brien on Storytelling

"Scene is picture. Picture is memory. It's about imprinting memories and engaging your listener" - Liam O'Brien This week’s guest is Liam O’Brien.   Liam O'Brien is the Series Producer of  RTE’s Documentary on One, a radio documentary series and podcast   Liam started at Doc on one in 2005. Since then, the team has … Continue reading Episode 6 Liam O’Brien on Storytelling

Episode 5 David Lyttle on Art and Recreation

  "A mixture of naivety, passion, and determination set me on this path" - David Lyttle   This week's guest is David Lyttle (@david_lyttle). A man of many talents, he is a songwriter, jazz drummer, music producer, record label owner, and fellow podcaster. He has been described by Rolling Stone magazine as "one of the … Continue reading Episode 5 David Lyttle on Art and Recreation

Episode 4 Sean Hillen on Art, Censorship, and UFOs

"I feel very lucky that I have a life that allows me to do these things" - Sean Hillen Born in 1961 in Newry, Northern Ireland, Sean Hillen is an artist and a fascinating character. In this wide-renting conversation, we cover his early life in Northern Ireland, literary influences, censorship, UFOs and his recent diagnosis … Continue reading Episode 4 Sean Hillen on Art, Censorship, and UFOs

Episode 3 Michael McDermott on Inspiration

This week's episode is with Michael McDermott (@miguelmyriad). Michael runs a really cool website called Just Six Degrees. It's a simple but brilliant idea: he reaches out to a person who has inspired him and asks them the question, "who in the world is inspiring you right now?". When he gets an answer, he'll contact … Continue reading Episode 3 Michael McDermott on Inspiration

Episode 2 Paul Brady on Hope, Passion and Potential

Episode 2 Paul Brady on Hope, Passion and Potential

  "This is a vocation to me" - Paul Brady If your biggest problem is being "busy" or your commute to work takes "too long", this will be an important conversation for you to hear. I interviewed Paul back in November. It was a cold night. That dry, crisp weather where you don't mind being … Continue reading Episode 2 Paul Brady on Hope, Passion and Potential