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 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

Welcome to Everyday People

Episode 0 Welcome to Everyday People

Hello, and welcome to Everyday People. I'm Conor Sweetman. Every week I track down and interview seemingly ordinary people, and you get to eavesdrop their extraordinary stories. I'll be interviewing people who doing good in Ireland, along with Irish people doing good around the world. You won't have heard of a lot of these people, … Continue reading Episode 0 Welcome to Everyday People