The Sweeney Show

Business & Law Podcast

Episode 60

In this weeks episode David chats with Gary Lee from Ballymun Community Law Centre

Episode 59

A really interesting and insightful conversation with Hilary O’Connor of Maurice Leahy Wade Solicitors. Moving to Mayo. Beating stress with meditation. Why everyone should have an Enduring Power of Attorney. Power of social media

Episode 58

Eoin has extensive experience and expertise in all areas of general practice including Criminal Law, Family Law, Personal Injury Action, Civil and Commercial Litigation, Employment, Probate Law, Will drafting, Residential and Commercial Conveyancing. Eoin has been a legal advisor to many large new developments in the Kerry area.

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CORTBase Ltd – developers of CORTBase Case Management, Legal Accounts, and Requisitions on Title CORTBase is the perfect system for small and medium sized legal practices – and it doesn’t cost the earth. With Case Management and fully integrated Legal Accounts, you can save time and have full control over your practice. Its rich set of features and simple user-interface make it the top Case Management System on the market today. Contact #CORTBase​​ today by visiting www.cortsite.com or call for a free demo 01 683 1927

Episode 57

Stuart Gilhooly qualified as a solicitor in 1995 having completed his apprenticeship with H.J. Ward & Co. Solicitors LLP and has been practising in the area of personal injuries claims since then, acting exclusively for claimants. He was voted Solicitor of the Year in 2018 at the Irish Law Awards. Stuart has a strong reputation in personal injuries litigation and was President of the Law Society in 2016/17 and President of the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association in 2010/11. Stuart also practices in the area of sports law.

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CORTBase Ltd – developers of CORTBase Case Management, Legal Accounts, and Requisitions on Title CORTBase is the perfect system for small and medium sized legal practices – and it doesn’t cost the earth. With Case Management and fully integrated Legal Accounts, you can save time and have full control over your practice. Its rich set of features and simple user-interface make it the top Case Management System on the market today. Contact #CORTBase​ today by visiting www.cortsite.com or call for a free demo 01 683 1927

Episode 56

Wendy Doyle Solicitors “Wendy Doyle established the firm in late 2009 bringing with her extensive experience from practicing in large organisations such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, its associated law firm Landwell Solicitors and William Fry Solicitors. Prior to setting up in practice Wendy established and developed an employment law practice at Deloitte where she specialised in providing high level employment law advice to corporate clients and worked in a multidisciplinary team with colleagues in consulting, pensions, audit and tax. Wendy holds a number of qualifications that allow her to bring fresh thinking to client challenges including a Business and Legal Degree, a Masters in European Law, and a Diploma in Employment Law from University College Dublin. In addition, she holds a Diploma in Commercial Litigation and a Diploma in Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law from the Law Society of Ireland. Wendy has also recently qualified as a Registered Trade Mark Attorney with the Irish Patents Office.”

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CORTBase Ltd – developers of CORTBase Case Management, Legal Accounts, and Requisitions on Title CORTBase is the perfect system for small and medium sized legal practices – and it doesn’t cost the earth. With Case Management and fully integrated Legal Accounts, you can save time and have full control over your practice. Its rich set of features and simple user-interface make it the top Case Management System on the market today. Contact #CORTBase​ today by visiting www.cortsite.com or call for a free demo 01 683 1927

Episode 55

Law Firm, Richard Grogan & Associates. “A specialist boutique law firm providing legal services in Employment Law & Personal Injury* Litigation. We are not a full service law firm. We only provide legal services in the areas of law where we can provide best practice, expertise and experience to our clients. Giving honest & unbiased advice in a simple & straightforward fashion without legal jargon is our trademark. This sometimes means telling clients what they need to hear and not what they want to hear. If you want a straight talking legal team, we are the firm for you.”
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CORTBase Ltd – developers of CORTBase Case Management, Legal Accounts, and Requisitions on Title CORTBase is the perfect system for small and medium sized legal practices – and it doesn’t cost the earth. With Case Management and fully integrated Legal Accounts, you can save time and have full control over your practice. Its rich set of features and simple user-interface make it the top Case Management System on the market today. Contact #CORTBase​ today by visiting www.cortsite.com or call for a free demo 01 683 1927

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Episode 54

Margaret Barrett provides Qualified Financial advice to customers on their Day to Day Banking, Savings, Lending, Mortgages, and General Insurance and Investment opportunities In Bank of Ireland

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CORTBase Ltd – developers of CORTBase Case Management, Legal Accounts, and Requisitions on Title CORTBase is the perfect system for small and medium sized legal practices – and it doesn’t cost the earth. With Case Management and fully integrated Legal Accounts, you can save time and have full control over your practice. Its rich set of features and simple user-interface make it the top Case Management System on the market today. Contact #CORTBase today by visiting www.cortsite.com or call for a free demo 01 683 1927

Episode 53

Brendan McDonald of IDA Ireland On this week’s podcast episode, we welcome Brendan McDonald. Brendan is a qualified Solicitor and Regional Manager with IDA Ireland, South East Region focussed on attracting in Foreign Direct Investment into Carlow Kilkenny Wexford Waterford and South Tipperary.
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CORTBase Ltd – developers of CORTBase Case Management, Legal Accounts, and Requisitions on Title CORTBase is the perfect system for small and medium sized legal practices – and it doesn’t cost the earth. With Case Management and fully integrated Legal Accounts, you can save time and have full control over your practice. Its rich set of features and simple user-interface make it the top Case Management System on the market today. Contact #CORTBase today by visiting www.cortsite.com or call for a free demo 01 683 1927

Episode 52

Samantha Kelly the Tweeting Goddess

Samantha chats to Dave about using Twitter to grow your business, Founder of Women Inspire Network, Adapting to Covid, Dealing with on-line trolls, Being genuine on-line, Refers new business to someone at least once a day, every day and Lots more…

Episode 51

Thomas Coughlan & Co. Solicitors is based in Cork and provides a complete legal service. The firm is committed to representing clients at all levels of legal practice and engages in both contentious and non-contentious work. The firm represents clients in all Courts and Tribunals

Episode 50

Barry Crushell of Crushell & Co  Specialist Workplace Solicitors
One of Ireland’s only specialist workplace law firms.
Barry is a former army officer, who served with the United Nations on multiple deployments. He trained with leading law firm Arthur Cox, before going on to establish the Dublin and London offices of a US law firm.

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Episode 49

Maeve is a professional Irish Genealogist who researches family history for clients abroad and at home.

We chat about tracing heirs, advice to Solicitors, Interesting cases, researching Family Tree, and Training to be a Geneologist plus Lots more…

Episode 48

Trevor Kelly, is the principal of Insurance Claim Solutions – Insurance Loss Assessors. He is a highly experienced Property Damage Assessor and Insurance Claims Expert.
Trevor has been working as a Public Loss Assessor since 2005, and in the past decade or so, he has helped thousands of policy holders to get excellent results and a full compensation for their loss, no matter how complex was the claim.
Trevor Kelly holds a BSc.(Hons) in Building Surveying, a Diploma In Loss Adjusting and is a Certified Insurance Practitioner. Trevor is also an accredited Insurance Technician (a specialist Damage Management qualification), awarded by the British Damage Management Association (BDMA InsTech). In addition, he has an unparalleled in-depth expert knowledge of property insurance and policy conditions, often written in small print. He is also well familiar with the consumer code of practice and acceptable conduct related to insurance companies.

Episode 47

Dave is a human resource management postgraduate of University College Cork, after initial roles in travel and retail Dave joined global biopharma Eli Lilly in February 1999 for thirteen years across human resources, lean six sigma and finance.
Keen to lead in other sectors, Dave left Lilly in October 2011 and following a telecoms project role joined cybersecurity leader Trend Micro in March 2013 as Head of HR – EMEA Operations Centre/Ireland and interim Southern Europe.
Passionate re keeping work human, Dave left Trend in October 2016 to management consult in life sciences before establishing Conexion.ie® in October 2018. A keynote speaker on organisational connection and people leadership, Dave also part time lectures in human resource and talent management.

Episode 46

Siobhan McSweeney of MCS Case Management
Nurse & Mid-Wife, Care Report, ‘Medical Negligence , Plans for the future, Advice to young medical practitioners setting out, and lots more,
”MCS Case Management Ltd provide case management services nationwide in Ireland. MCS work with children and adults who have cerebral palsy, an acquired brain injury, spinal injury, and other moderate, catastrophic and complex needs. MCS provide Case Management reports for the courts and Statement of Fact Reports for Period Payment Orders (PPO’s)”

Episode 45

 Solicitor Sonia McEntee Running a specialist practice, Remote working,  Adapting your solicitor practice, Apartment law in Ireland,  MUD Act issues with Covid 19,  Changing from Sole Practioner to Partner, Plans for the future, Advice to young Solicitors setting out , and lots more

Episode 44

Hospitality entrepreneur Ernest Cantillon
Surviving lock down, Business journey, Owner Sober Lane and Electric, Launching Kinsale Spirit, kinsalegin and red earl irish whiskey, Thoughts for future of restaurant business, Temperature testing ?, Plans for the future ,  Advice to young entrepreneurs setting out , and lots more

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Episode 43

Family law Solicitor Keith Walsh

Award winning family lawyer, Family law in Ireland, Child Access during Covid 19, Domestic violence protection, Divorce – current time lines, Plans for the future, Advice to young Solicitors setting out, and lots more

Episode 42

Graham is the principal of Kenny Solicitors and is widely recognised as a leading expert in his field.

Graham graduated from UCD in 1997 with an Honours Civil Law degree and was admitted as a Solicitor to the Law Society of Ireland in 2001. Whilst completing his traineeship in Ireland, Graham was admitted as an attorney to the New York Bar and also qualified as a Solicitor in England and Wales.

Before founding Kenny Solicitors, Graham worked as a Commercial Solicitor in one of the top 5 largest firms in the country and was a partner in a successful Dublin law firm.

Graham is a leading commercial litigation and corporate recovery lawyer and has represented parties in some of the largest commercial cases to ever come before the Courts. Graham also regularly advises leading domestic and international companies on commercial agreements, corporate finance and regulatory issues.

Graham has been a lecturer for the Law Society of Ireland in their Higher Diploma Course on Corporate Recovery and Insolvency. Outside of law, Graham has experience as a director on a number of Boards ranging from major retail and hospitality establishments to national property companies.

Episode 41

William describes himself a s self-motivated, self-starter with a passion for what I do best: identifying opportunities and solving problems.

William has a long and successful career in the telecommunications, retail and legal sectors. With experience in long term strategic planning, business development, compliance, corporate governance, risk assessment, corporate sales, account management, training and development, telecommunications, retail and law, he has a unique set of skills that can compliment any business and help achieve its goals. I set up Argent Business Consultants who provide Data Protection & Employment advice to SME’s.

Episode 40

Bill is an International Mediator/arbitrator & problem solver/disputes resolver being qualified as an Irish Solicitor, Notary Public, Commissioner for Oaths, Irish/European Union Trade Mark Agent/Practitioner. He is an Accredited Mediator, (CEDR & CIARB, London UK) & a Fellow of the Centre of International Legal Studies, Salzburg Austria). Holder of 2 Irish Honours University degrees, he holds a First Class Honours Masters Degree in Advanced Legal Practice from Northumbria University in the UK and a Certificate in Professional Education from the Law Society of Ireland. Bill is well known from his Senior Partner postion at Holohan Lane LLP Solicitors, which are located in Cork & Dublin. He is also a Co-author of the book “Lawyers’ Professional Negligence & Insurance” (2012), and a number of books on personal & corporate insolvency and bankruptcy.

Episode 39

Dr Doireann is a Cork General Practitioner working with My Cork GP. Doireann studied in the Irish College of General Practitioners where she qualified as a GP. Over the past few years DR Doireann has worked in Mallow Primary Healthcare Centre, Health Service Executive and Kerry General Hospital. More recently she has took the internet by storm and has had great success on Instagram where her page has grown to over 120,000 followers. Her she posts about her career, fashion and her life as a medical professional.

Episode 38

Sabrina Hill founder & managing director of Kopper Hair. In this podcast we chat about Loving what you do, Taking your business to the next level, Tips & strategies for business owners and entrepreneurs, Positive advice to anyone setting out on a career in the hair and beauty industry, And lots more.

Episode 37

Josepha Madigan was appointed as Minister of State for Education with responsibility for special education and inclusion on July 1st 2020. ​Following her election to the Dáil for the first time in 2016, Josepha was appointed to the Fine Gael Government Formation negotiation team by former-Taoiseach Enda Kenny. ​Prior to her appointment as Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht in 2017, Josepha served on the Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee, the Future of Healthcare Committee, and was the Chairperson of the Budgetary Oversight Committee. ​She was a Fine Gael Councillor for the Stillorgan Ward on Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, from May 2014 until her election as a T.D. Josepha practiced as a solicitor for twenty years. She won Family Lawyer of the year at the Irish Law Awards 2014. ​Josepha is also an author of a handbook for family lawyers and their clients entitled “Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Ireland” (Jordan Publishing, 2012). She studied at Mount Anville School, Trinity College Dublin and Blackhall Place. Josepha is a strong advocate of responsible governance and prudent spending. Josepha believes in a society that is progressive and creative but also in a government that is careful with tax-payers money and focused on building sound economic policies that make work pay. ​osepha would like to see extended support for the self- employed and working parents with childcare costs. Some of her other priorities include: ​Reform of the Local Property Tax Increased access to childcare Reducing the wait period before couples can apply for a divorce Reducing crime and building a secure society

Episode 36

Flor McCarthy is one of Ireland’s leading lawyers and a recognised expert in marketing. He was chosen as Munster Solicitor of the Year at the Irish Law Awards 2018. He has particular expertise and hands-on practical experience in privacy, data protection and GDPR issues for marketers.

He is the author of the award winning book The Solicitor’s Guide to Marketing which is the leading Irish text on data protection in legal marketing. Flor is a Certified Information Privacy Professional

He is Certified by the Law Society of Ireland in Data Protection Practice and lectures lawyers on data protection practice and compliance. He is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional and member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals. Flor completed his Masters degree in law at University College Dublin.

He has been a qualified solicitor in private practice for over 20 years and has been elected by his peers to sit on the Council of the Law Society of Ireland, the governing body for Irish solicitors.

Episode 34

Having studied Science in University College Dublin at undergraduate level, David specialised in biochemistry, completing his thesis and obtaining an honours degree in 2008. David worked in both the pharmaceutical and technology sectors before transitioning to law, obtaining a Post Graduate Diploma in Law from the Dublin Institute of Technology, and qualifications in both Intellectual Property, and IT Law from the Law Society of Ireland.

David joined John Gaynor & Co Solicitors in 2011, was called to the Roll of Solicitors in December 2014 and became an Equity Partner in January 2016.

David is a general practitioner, qualified to practice in Ireland, England and Wales, and operates in all areas of law with particular expertise in the areas of Personal Injury, Defamation, Intellectual Property, and
Commercial & Residential Property transactions.

Episode 33

Eoin is the principal solicitor at Joyce and Co Solicitors.
Joyce & Co Solicitors was established in Cork City in the year 1982. Joyce & Co cover a range of legal areas ranging from immigration law services, personal injury claims, property transactions and wills and estates.

Eoin has been with the practice since 2010. He graduated from UCC with a degree in Commerce in 2008 and became qualified as a solicitor in 2014. Later on, Eoin completed a diploma in Immigration Law in 2019 through the Law Society of Ireland. Eoin’s main practice areas include immigration, personal injury and property.

Episode 32

Tadgh is the founder of Evolve Marketing. Evolve Marketing works in the legal industry and helps firms of all sizes sustain and grow their businesses. Evolve do this by running a wide variety of digital marketing campaigns that are customised and designed specifically for each firm we work with. They have now worked with firms across Ireland, in the UK & the US building their brands and giving them a new, consistent source of new cases. We at Sweeney Solicitors want to take thank you for taking the tiem to watch this episode. This was our first Zoom podcast we recorded at we were unable to meet face to face due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Episode 31

Pat is a Cork native and is an all round entertainer but is most known as a Musician!
He has supported and played with a wide variety of popular artists including James Morrison, Paul Young, Sharon Shannon, Mundy and lots more.

Episode 30

Niamh Connolly is a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist based in Dungarvan Co. Waterford. Following a BA in Psychology & MA in Counselling Psychology, Niamh completed a 2-year Post Graduate Diploma in CBT in 2011, and practiced Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in High Street Medical Centre until 2017, when she moved to a more spacious premises at 22 Grattan Square, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford. Niamh’s main aim is to demystify these mental struggles, and teach easy to use strategies that both identify the issues relevant to you, and improve your mindset. As she says “our mind is our most important muscle” and she wants to share the best exercises to keep it fit and healthy!

Episode 29

Michael Mulcahy has over 30 years experience in the publishing industry.
Michael is involved in many projects such as Business Cork , Hi-Style, Cork Business Awards, Cork Style awards and so much more.

Michael is also Chairman of one of Ireland’s largest @Amazon.co.uk and eBay businesses BigWhiteRabbit which retails a range of products from Little Island to over 66 countries around the world with fulfilment centres in the UK and USA.

Michael talks to The Sweeney Show about his experience in the publishing industry and how the market has changed from the traditional magazine shift towards a demand for a digital model free of charge.

Episode 28

Throughout the years, Stephen Ryan @24Storiestribe 24 Stories has grown to become a Marketing Expert. He talks to The Sweeney Show about his journey as Head of the Marketing Department at Fota Wildlife Park, Corks RedFM 104-106 and becoming a Lecture in Cork Institute of Technology – CIT. He states the importance of watching customers, what they want and then building a social media around it for your business. This approach showed to be successful during his time at Fota Wildlife Park when they were acknowledged at national level for their website, social media platforms etc.

Episode 27

James is the founder of Social Enviro. Social enviro is a creative Facebook advertising agency that helps businesses who are struggling with social media in order to achieve clear and positive results. Make sure to watch this episode where James talks about social media and the importance of such platforms. He talks about the different approaches that should be taken by businesses on social media to achieve success, increase profits and build a community for your customers.

Episode 26

Kieran is the Design & Build Director of KMC Homes. In 1996, Kieran qualified as a Civil Engineer in University College Cork. To date he continued gaining design, building and project management skills working for companies such as John Sisk & Son Ltd, P.J. Hegarty & Sons and The Murphy Group (UK). He talks to The Sweeney Show about the process that is involved when customers plan on building a new home. He shares some very useful information which should be considered during the process. These include the three key strands; design, budget and planning permission.

Episode 25

Johnny is a former outhalf Munster Rugby Supporters Club and Cork Constitution FC was forced to retire from rugby at the age of 25 due to a recurring hamstring injury. He gives us a detailed account of his journey as rugby player, his injury and the launch of his wellness and performance coaching workshops.

Episode 24

Barbara is the Director/Founder at Transilient Coaching Limited Ireland.
She explains that by monitoring and developing your emotional intelligence it helps you to produce results in your professional life.

The idea of the process of coaching is to allow you to deepen your learning, improve your performance and achieve your goals in order to not only help your work relationships but also enhance your career prospects.

Episode 23

Kate is the owner of Henparty.ie. At the beginning Kate had difficulty convincing others to give her business attention, through determination and hard work she went on to win the backing of two of Ireland’s most prominent businessmen Gavin Duffy Presidential Campaign and Niall O’Farrell on Dragons’ Den on RTÉ.

She gives us an insight into her journey and all the hard work and determination that was needed for her to achieve such success.

Episode 22

David, well known at Material Boy, is an online Fashion Blogger and Influencer. He has been awarded RSVP Magazine Blogger Of The Year 2014 and Hi Magazine Most Stylish Blogger 2015. He has also worked as a Hair Stylist for over Two Decades and currently is the owner of a successful salon in Cork City Today he talks to The Sweeney Show about how he was bullied as a child, his success on social media and his passion for fashion

Episode 21

Graham bravely shares his personal journey from the depths of a drug and alcohol addiction to self harming and battling mental health issues to a successful MMA career to now being an advocate for change through sharing his own struggles.

Graham reached national prominence recently after his brilliant appearance with Ryan Tubridy on the RTÉ The Late Late Show.

Graham is a powerful transformational life coach, mindfulness coach and inspirational speaker.

Episode 20

Joanne is a sport journalist who contributes to The Irish Times. Joanne is also a University College Cork criminology graduate and star of the documentary Joanne O’ Riordan page No Limbs No Limits and RTÉ One RTE Late Late Show Studio 4.

From confronting Enda Kenny TD about making disability cuts, getting involved in running a smart living program for people with disabilities and giving awareness talks she continues to use the power of her voice to make a change for the better in society today.

Episode 19

This week we welcome the fantastic vocalist Gemma Sugrue. Gemma is the owner and director of Voiceworks Studio. Gemma is also a sought after session singer and backing vocalist. She was the soloist with Jenny Greene and the RTÉ Radio 1 Concert Orchestra’s performance of 90s dance classics at Electric Picnic, the 3Arena and the RTÉ 2fm ball.

We are very grateful Gemma took the time to give us an insight into how she started Voice W orks Studio, her perspective as a vocalist on the music industry today and all sorts of advice on issues many performers deal with on a daily basis.

Episode 18

Brendan shares his fascinating insights and experience of the ever-changing car industry.

Brendan tells how his Dad, Bill, built one of Irelands largest Toyota garages in the 80’s and then went on to strike out on his own and continues to build the national brand and powerhouse that Kearys Motors has become to this day.

Brendan also tells us of the recent setting up of Car Store Dublin, the purchase of a huge 4.3-acre site, how they are expanding into the second-hand car market and using modern social media methods to attract new clients

Episode 17

Barry talks all things pensions, financial planning and retirement.

Hennebry Financial Services do not charge to talk! They ensure you get the correct advice, whether it is looking after your loved ones, planning your well deserved retirement, securing that mortgage, saving for that dream holiday, or just simple jargon free guidance on your day to day spend.

Episode 16

Instagram influencer David Young aka Davey shares his views on the Fitness Industry, the negative and positive power of social media, mental health issues of young people today and the #bloggersunveiled saga that gripped the country last summer!

David is a Fitness Industry EntrepReneur and owner of Go Beyond, an on-line fitness and coaching company. Go Beyond specialise in getting people into the best shape of their lives through tailor-made nutrition and training plans, all while coaching them along the way.

Established in 2015 they have worked on a 1-2-1 basis with over 1500 clients, each one of those clients having received a specific and indiviDually tailored training and nutrition programme.

Episode 15

Joey goes through the mortgage process, switching mortgage options, what parameters a Bank will look for when applying for your mortgage and lots more helpful financial advice!

Established in 2005, MyMortgages.ie has grown organically to become one of the best known Mortgage Brokerages in Ireland.

Using their offices strategically located in Dublin, Cork and Galway, they
service clients throughout Ireland as well as Irish citizens living overseas.

Whether you are a first time buyer, moving house, an investor or switching your mortgage, mymortgages.ie can help you secure the highest loan to value and the lowest fixed interest or LTV variable interest rates.

Episode 14

Hugely successful entrepreneur Pat Phelan, tells us all about his business journey, his tech past and starting out again with his new business SISU Aesthetic Clinic.

Pat also gives his secret into identifying good employees!
Pat was a Founder of Trustev, which was acquired in December 2015 by TransUnion.

A serial entrepreneur, Pat has built and sold a number of companies in the telecoms and software space, including Trustev and Cubic Telecom.

Recognized as one of Europe’s most influential software innovators, Pat has now opened a chain of doctor-led, patient-centric aesthetic medical clinics.
”SISU was created to bring bespoke patient care and unparalleled service to an industry awash in unqualified providers and dominated by the ‘assembly line’ approach. SISU’s bespoke model partners top aesthetic doctors with the patients who are the focus of our expertise: superior results driven by the most innovative aesthetic medicine.”

Episode 13

Paul is well known from askpaul.ie and Ireland AM. Ask Paul is a free financial advice hub for those seeking all aspects of consumer finance advice.

Paul tells his fascinating business story where he now runs three businesses, Ask Paul.ie, Pax Financial Planning and in early 2016 he designed and launched a product specifically for financial brokers, called Clear Choice.

Episode 12

Cliona is a wellness expert and passionate about empowering people to live their best life. Cliona shares her business and personal journey with us.

She is open, honest and brave in discussing how she ran a hugely successful company with over 22 employees to then overcoming her personal battles with mental health and life obstacles to where she is now with her wellness company and experiencing each day with optimism, ambition and looking to the future.

Episode 11

Jamie is a extremely successful business person who has won Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur in Dublin twice and been voted as one of Irelands top 30 under 30 in business by the Irish Independent. Jamie works with entrepreneurs nationally and abroad, helping them with their businesses and sharing all that he has learnt through consulting and speaking. When he’s not handling business he is delving deep into the world of personal development and self exploration through The University of Life and events. Jamie is fascinated by how much there is to learn about life.

Episode 10

Our first guest this week is Neville O Donoghue, The CEO of Bench Warmers! Benchwarmers are one of the worlds most popular sports pages with over 3 million followers across there social media platforms.

Episode 9

With Fearghal Collins Accountant with Buckley Kiely & Co focusing on Start-UPS. Fearghal, joined Buckley Kiely in 1998 and was appointed partner in May 2015, has over 20 years experience in practice. Fearghal specialises in client relationship management by working closely with clients in all aspects of their business.

Episode 8 | part 2

More with With DC Cahalane of Republic of WORK

Episode 8 | part 1

DC Cahalane is an expert in disruptive innovation and entrepreneurial management and has led growth and marketing at some of Europe’s most high profile startups such Trustev and Teamwork.com

Episode 7

With Nick Chamberolous of Alpha Health. Nick gives a really informative and practical talk on the health insurance industry and discusses what options are available in the current market and what product is best for you.

Episode 6

With Sean McCarthy of ERA Downey McCarthy. ERA Downey McCarthy was formed by Sean McCarthy & Michael Downey in 2003. Now employing 15 staff the company covers every aspect of property and finance

Episode 5

Episode 5 is a very interesting and informative chat about all things insurance with Des Murphy of MBC Insurance.

Episode 4

Episode 4 is an interesting and powerful conversation with one of Cork’s talented and ambitious business women Deirdre Corcoran of @chapter.ie

Episode 3

Our third guest is engineer Jack B.Cahill of JB Cahill Structural Engineers

Episode 2

Our second guest is Architect Mr. Jason O’Shaughnessy of DATUM Architecture Studio.

Episode 56

Wendy Doyle Solicitors “Wendy Doyle established the firm in late 2009 bringing with her extensive experience from practicing in large organisations such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, its associated law firm Landwell Solicitors and William Fry Solicitors. Prior to setting up in practice Wendy established and developed an employment law practice at Deloitte where she specialised in providing high level employment law advice to corporate clients and worked in a multidisciplinary team with colleagues in consulting, pensions, audit and tax. Wendy holds a number of qualifications that allow her to bring fresh thinking to client challenges including a Business and Legal Degree, a Masters in European Law, and a Diploma in Employment Law from University College Dublin. In addition, she holds a Diploma in Commercial Litigation and a Diploma in Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law from the Law Society of Ireland. Wendy has also recently qualified as a Registered Trade Mark Attorney with the Irish Patents Office.”

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CORTBase Ltd – developers of CORTBase Case Management, Legal Accounts, and Requisitions on Title CORTBase is the perfect system for small and medium sized legal practices – and it doesn’t cost the earth. With Case Management and fully integrated Legal Accounts, you can save time and have full control over your practice. Its rich set of features and simple user-interface make it the top Case Management System on the market today. Contact #CORTBase​ today by visiting www.cortsite.com or call for a free demo 01 683 1927

Episode 55

Law Firm, Richard Grogan & Associates. “A specialist boutique law firm providing legal services in Employment Law & Personal Injury* Litigation. We are not a full service law firm. We only provide legal services in the areas of law where we can provide best practice, expertise and experience to our clients. Giving honest & unbiased advice in a simple & straightforward fashion without legal jargon is our trademark. This sometimes means telling clients what they need to hear and not what they want to hear. If you want a straight talking legal team, we are the firm for you.”
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CORTBase Ltd – developers of CORTBase Case Management, Legal Accounts, and Requisitions on Title CORTBase is the perfect system for small and medium sized legal practices – and it doesn’t cost the earth. With Case Management and fully integrated Legal Accounts, you can save time and have full control over your practice. Its rich set of features and simple user-interface make it the top Case Management System on the market today. Contact #CORTBase​ today by visiting www.cortsite.com or call for a free demo 01 683 1927

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Episode 54

Margaret Barrett provides Qualified Financial advice to customers on their Day to Day Banking, Savings, Lending, Mortgages, and General Insurance and Investment opportunities In Bank of Ireland

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CORTBase Ltd – developers of CORTBase Case Management, Legal Accounts, and Requisitions on Title CORTBase is the perfect system for small and medium sized legal practices – and it doesn’t cost the earth. With Case Management and fully integrated Legal Accounts, you can save time and have full control over your practice. Its rich set of features and simple user-interface make it the top Case Management System on the market today. Contact #CORTBase today by visiting www.cortsite.com or call for a free demo 01 683 1927

Episode 53

Brendan McDonald of IDA Ireland On this week’s podcast episode, we welcome Brendan McDonald. Brendan is a qualified Solicitor and Regional Manager with IDA Ireland, South East Region focussed on attracting in Foreign Direct Investment into Carlow Kilkenny Wexford Waterford and South Tipperary.
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CORTBase Ltd – developers of CORTBase Case Management, Legal Accounts, and Requisitions on Title CORTBase is the perfect system for small and medium sized legal practices – and it doesn’t cost the earth. With Case Management and fully integrated Legal Accounts, you can save time and have full control over your practice. Its rich set of features and simple user-interface make it the top Case Management System on the market today. Contact #CORTBase today by visiting www.cortsite.com or call for a free demo 01 683 1927

Episode 52

Samantha Kelly the Tweeting Goddess

Samantha chats to Dave about using Twitter to grow your business, Founder of Women Inspire Network, Adapting to Covid, Dealing with on-line trolls, Being genuine on-line, Refers new business to someone at least once a day, every day and Lots more…

Episode 51

Thomas Coughlan & Co. Solicitors is based in Cork and provides a complete legal service. The firm is committed to representing clients at all levels of legal practice and engages in both contentious and non-contentious work. The firm represents clients in all Courts and Tribunals

Episode 50

Barry Crushell of Crushell & Co  Specialist Workplace Solicitors
One of Ireland’s only specialist workplace law firms.
Barry is a former army officer, who served with the United Nations on multiple deployments. He trained with leading law firm Arthur Cox, before going on to establish the Dublin and London offices of a US law firm.

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Episode 49

Maeve is a professional Irish Genealogist who researches family history for clients abroad and at home.

We chat about tracing heirs, advice to Solicitors, Interesting cases, researching Family Tree, and Training to be a Geneologist plus Lots more…

Episode 48

Trevor Kelly, is the principal of Insurance Claim Solutions – Insurance Loss Assessors. He is a highly experienced Property Damage Assessor and Insurance Claims Expert.
Trevor has been working as a Public Loss Assessor since 2005, and in the past decade or so, he has helped thousands of policy holders to get excellent results and a full compensation for their loss, no matter how complex was the claim.
Trevor Kelly holds a BSc.(Hons) in Building Surveying, a Diploma In Loss Adjusting and is a Certified Insurance Practitioner. Trevor is also an accredited Insurance Technician (a specialist Damage Management qualification), awarded by the British Damage Management Association (BDMA InsTech). In addition, he has an unparalleled in-depth expert knowledge of property insurance and policy conditions, often written in small print. He is also well familiar with the consumer code of practice and acceptable conduct related to insurance companies.

Episode 47

Dave is a human resource management postgraduate of University College Cork, after initial roles in travel and retail Dave joined global biopharma Eli Lilly in February 1999 for thirteen years across human resources, lean six sigma and finance.
Keen to lead in other sectors, Dave left Lilly in October 2011 and following a telecoms project role joined cybersecurity leader Trend Micro in March 2013 as Head of HR – EMEA Operations Centre/Ireland and interim Southern Europe.
Passionate re keeping work human, Dave left Trend in October 2016 to management consult in life sciences before establishing Conexion.ie® in October 2018. A keynote speaker on organisational connection and people leadership, Dave also part time lectures in human resource and talent management.

Episode 46

Siobhan McSweeney of MCS Case Management
Nurse & Mid-Wife, Care Report, ‘Medical Negligence , Plans for the future, Advice to young medical practitioners setting out, and lots more,
”MCS Case Management Ltd provide case management services nationwide in Ireland. MCS work with children and adults who have cerebral palsy, an acquired brain injury, spinal injury, and other moderate, catastrophic and complex needs. MCS provide Case Management reports for the courts and Statement of Fact Reports for Period Payment Orders (PPO’s)”

Episode 45

 Solicitor Sonia McEntee Running a specialist practice, Remote working,  Adapting your solicitor practice, Apartment law in Ireland,  MUD Act issues with Covid 19,  Changing from Sole Practioner to Partner, Plans for the future, Advice to young Solicitors setting out , and lots more

Episode 44

Hospitality entrepreneur Ernest Cantillon
Surviving lock down, Business journey, Owner Sober Lane and Electric, Launching Kinsale Spirit, kinsalegin and red earl irish whiskey, Thoughts for future of restaurant business, Temperature testing ?, Plans for the future ,  Advice to young entrepreneurs setting out , and lots more

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Episode 43

Family law Solicitor Keith Walsh

Award winning family lawyer, Family law in Ireland, Child Access during Covid 19, Domestic violence protection, Divorce – current time lines, Plans for the future, Advice to young Solicitors setting out, and lots more

Episode 42

Graham is the principal of Kenny Solicitors and is widely recognised as a leading expert in his field.

Graham graduated from UCD in 1997 with an Honours Civil Law degree and was admitted as a Solicitor to the Law Society of Ireland in 2001. Whilst completing his traineeship in Ireland, Graham was admitted as an attorney to the New York Bar and also qualified as a Solicitor in England and Wales.

Before founding Kenny Solicitors, Graham worked as a Commercial Solicitor in one of the top 5 largest firms in the country and was a partner in a successful Dublin law firm.

Graham is a leading commercial litigation and corporate recovery lawyer and has represented parties in some of the largest commercial cases to ever come before the Courts. Graham also regularly advises leading domestic and international companies on commercial agreements, corporate finance and regulatory issues.

Graham has been a lecturer for the Law Society of Ireland in their Higher Diploma Course on Corporate Recovery and Insolvency. Outside of law, Graham has experience as a director on a number of Boards ranging from major retail and hospitality establishments to national property companies.

Episode 41

William describes himself a s self-motivated, self-starter with a passion for what I do best: identifying opportunities and solving problems.

William has a long and successful career in the telecommunications, retail and legal sectors. With experience in long term strategic planning, business development, compliance, corporate governance, risk assessment, corporate sales, account management, training and development, telecommunications, retail and law, he has a unique set of skills that can compliment any business and help achieve its goals. I set up Argent Business Consultants who provide Data Protection & Employment advice to SME’s.

Episode 40

Bill is an International Mediator/arbitrator & problem solver/disputes resolver being qualified as an Irish Solicitor, Notary Public, Commissioner for Oaths, Irish/European Union Trade Mark Agent/Practitioner. He is an Accredited Mediator, (CEDR & CIARB, London UK) & a Fellow of the Centre of International Legal Studies, Salzburg Austria). Holder of 2 Irish Honours University degrees, he holds a First Class Honours Masters Degree in Advanced Legal Practice from Northumbria University in the UK and a Certificate in Professional Education from the Law Society of Ireland. Bill is well known from his Senior Partner postion at Holohan Lane LLP Solicitors, which are located in Cork & Dublin. He is also a Co-author of the book “Lawyers’ Professional Negligence & Insurance” (2012), and a number of books on personal & corporate insolvency and bankruptcy.

Episode 39

Dr Doireann is a Cork General Practitioner working with My Cork GP. Doireann studied in the Irish College of General Practitioners where she qualified as a GP. Over the past few years DR Doireann has worked in Mallow Primary Healthcare Centre, Health Service Executive and Kerry General Hospital. More recently she has took the internet by storm and has had great success on Instagram where her page has grown to over 120,000 followers. Her she posts about her career, fashion and her life as a medical professional.

Episode 38

Sabrina Hill founder & managing director of Kopper Hair. In this podcast we chat about Loving what you do, Taking your business to the next level, Tips & strategies for business owners and entrepreneurs, Positive advice to anyone setting out on a career in the hair and beauty industry, And lots more.

Episode 37

Josepha Madigan was appointed as Minister of State for Education with responsibility for special education and inclusion on July 1st 2020. ​Following her election to the Dáil for the first time in 2016, Josepha was appointed to the Fine Gael Government Formation negotiation team by former-Taoiseach Enda Kenny. ​Prior to her appointment as Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht in 2017, Josepha served on the Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee, the Future of Healthcare Committee, and was the Chairperson of the Budgetary Oversight Committee. ​She was a Fine Gael Councillor for the Stillorgan Ward on Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, from May 2014 until her election as a T.D. Josepha practiced as a solicitor for twenty years. She won Family Lawyer of the year at the Irish Law Awards 2014. ​Josepha is also an author of a handbook for family lawyers and their clients entitled “Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Ireland” (Jordan Publishing, 2012). She studied at Mount Anville School, Trinity College Dublin and Blackhall Place. Josepha is a strong advocate of responsible governance and prudent spending. Josepha believes in a society that is progressive and creative but also in a government that is careful with tax-payers money and focused on building sound economic policies that make work pay. ​osepha would like to see extended support for the self- employed and working parents with childcare costs. Some of her other priorities include: ​Reform of the Local Property Tax Increased access to childcare Reducing the wait period before couples can apply for a divorce Reducing crime and building a secure society

Episode 36

Flor McCarthy is one of Ireland’s leading lawyers and a recognised expert in marketing. He was chosen as Munster Solicitor of the Year at the Irish Law Awards 2018. He has particular expertise and hands-on practical experience in privacy, data protection and GDPR issues for marketers.

He is the author of the award winning book The Solicitor’s Guide to Marketing which is the leading Irish text on data protection in legal marketing. Flor is a Certified Information Privacy Professional

He is Certified by the Law Society of Ireland in Data Protection Practice and lectures lawyers on data protection practice and compliance. He is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional and member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals. Flor completed his Masters degree in law at University College Dublin.

He has been a qualified solicitor in private practice for over 20 years and has been elected by his peers to sit on the Council of the Law Society of Ireland, the governing body for Irish solicitors.

Episode 34

Having studied Science in University College Dublin at undergraduate level, David specialised in biochemistry, completing his thesis and obtaining an honours degree in 2008. David worked in both the pharmaceutical and technology sectors before transitioning to law, obtaining a Post Graduate Diploma in Law from the Dublin Institute of Technology, and qualifications in both Intellectual Property, and IT Law from the Law Society of Ireland.

David joined John Gaynor & Co Solicitors in 2011, was called to the Roll of Solicitors in December 2014 and became an Equity Partner in January 2016.

David is a general practitioner, qualified to practice in Ireland, England and Wales, and operates in all areas of law with particular expertise in the areas of Personal Injury, Defamation, Intellectual Property, and
Commercial & Residential Property transactions.

Episode 33

Eoin is the principal solicitor at Joyce and Co Solicitors.
Joyce & Co Solicitors was established in Cork City in the year 1982. Joyce & Co cover a range of legal areas ranging from immigration law services, personal injury claims, property transactions and wills and estates.

Eoin has been with the practice since 2010. He graduated from UCC with a degree in Commerce in 2008 and became qualified as a solicitor in 2014. Later on, Eoin completed a diploma in Immigration Law in 2019 through the Law Society of Ireland. Eoin’s main practice areas include immigration, personal injury and property.

Episode 32

Tadgh is the founder of Evolve Marketing. Evolve Marketing works in the legal industry and helps firms of all sizes sustain and grow their businesses. Evolve do this by running a wide variety of digital marketing campaigns that are customised and designed specifically for each firm we work with. They have now worked with firms across Ireland, in the UK & the US building their brands and giving them a new, consistent source of new cases. We at Sweeney Solicitors want to take thank you for taking the tiem to watch this episode. This was our first Zoom podcast we recorded at we were unable to meet face to face due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Episode 31

Pat is a Cork native and is an all round entertainer but is most known as a Musician!
He has supported and played with a wide variety of popular artists including James Morrison, Paul Young, Sharon Shannon, Mundy and lots more.

Episode 30

Niamh Connolly is a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist based in Dungarvan Co. Waterford. Following a BA in Psychology & MA in Counselling Psychology, Niamh completed a 2-year Post Graduate Diploma in CBT in 2011, and practiced Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in High Street Medical Centre until 2017, when she moved to a more spacious premises at 22 Grattan Square, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford. Niamh’s main aim is to demystify these mental struggles, and teach easy to use strategies that both identify the issues relevant to you, and improve your mindset. As she says “our mind is our most important muscle” and she wants to share the best exercises to keep it fit and healthy!

Episode 29

Michael Mulcahy has over 30 years experience in the publishing industry.
Michael is involved in many projects such as Business Cork , Hi-Style, Cork Business Awards, Cork Style awards and so much more.

Michael is also Chairman of one of Ireland’s largest @Amazon.co.uk and eBay businesses BigWhiteRabbit which retails a range of products from Little Island to over 66 countries around the world with fulfilment centres in the UK and USA.

Michael talks to The Sweeney Show about his experience in the publishing industry and how the market has changed from the traditional magazine shift towards a demand for a digital model free of charge.

Episode 28

Throughout the years, Stephen Ryan @24Storiestribe 24 Stories has grown to become a Marketing Expert. He talks to The Sweeney Show about his journey as Head of the Marketing Department at Fota Wildlife Park, Corks RedFM 104-106 and becoming a Lecture in Cork Institute of Technology – CIT. He states the importance of watching customers, what they want and then building a social media around it for your business. This approach showed to be successful during his time at Fota Wildlife Park when they were acknowledged at national level for their website, social media platforms etc.

Episode 27

James is the founder of Social Enviro. Social enviro is a creative Facebook advertising agency that helps businesses who are struggling with social media in order to achieve clear and positive results. Make sure to watch this episode where James talks about social media and the importance of such platforms. He talks about the different approaches that should be taken by businesses on social media to achieve success, increase profits and build a community for your customers.

Episode 26

Kieran is the Design & Build Director of KMC Homes. In 1996, Kieran qualified as a Civil Engineer in University College Cork. To date he continued gaining design, building and project management skills working for companies such as John Sisk & Son Ltd, P.J. Hegarty & Sons and The Murphy Group (UK). He talks to The Sweeney Show about the process that is involved when customers plan on building a new home. He shares some very useful information which should be considered during the process. These include the three key strands; design, budget and planning permission.

Episode 25

Johnny is a former outhalf Munster Rugby Supporters Club and Cork Constitution FC was forced to retire from rugby at the age of 25 due to a recurring hamstring injury. He gives us a detailed account of his journey as rugby player, his injury and the launch of his wellness and performance coaching workshops.

Episode 24

Barbara is the Director/Founder at Transilient Coaching Limited Ireland.
She explains that by monitoring and developing your emotional intelligence it helps you to produce results in your professional life.

The idea of the process of coaching is to allow you to deepen your learning, improve your performance and achieve your goals in order to not only help your work relationships but also enhance your career prospects.

Episode 23

Kate is the owner of Henparty.ie. At the beginning Kate had difficulty convincing others to give her business attention, through determination and hard work she went on to win the backing of two of Ireland’s most prominent businessmen Gavin Duffy Presidential Campaign and Niall O’Farrell on Dragons’ Den on RTÉ.

She gives us an insight into her journey and all the hard work and determination that was needed for her to achieve such success.

Episode 22

David, well known at Material Boy, is an online Fashion Blogger and Influencer. He has been awarded RSVP Magazine Blogger Of The Year 2014 and Hi Magazine Most Stylish Blogger 2015. He has also worked as a Hair Stylist for over Two Decades and currently is the owner of a successful salon in Cork City Today he talks to The Sweeney Show about how he was bullied as a child, his success on social media and his passion for fashion

Episode 21

Graham bravely shares his personal journey from the depths of a drug and alcohol addiction to self harming and battling mental health issues to a successful MMA career to now being an advocate for change through sharing his own struggles.

Graham reached national prominence recently after his brilliant appearance with Ryan Tubridy on the RTÉ The Late Late Show.

Graham is a powerful transformational life coach, mindfulness coach and inspirational speaker.

Episode 20

Joanne is a sport journalist who contributes to The Irish Times. Joanne is also a University College Cork criminology graduate and star of the documentary Joanne O’ Riordan page No Limbs No Limits and RTÉ One RTE Late Late Show Studio 4.

From confronting Enda Kenny TD about making disability cuts, getting involved in running a smart living program for people with disabilities and giving awareness talks she continues to use the power of her voice to make a change for the better in society today.

Episode 19

This week we welcome the fantastic vocalist Gemma Sugrue. Gemma is the owner and director of Voiceworks Studio. Gemma is also a sought after session singer and backing vocalist. She was the soloist with Jenny Greene and the RTÉ Radio 1 Concert Orchestra’s performance of 90s dance classics at Electric Picnic, the 3Arena and the RTÉ 2fm ball.

We are very grateful Gemma took the time to give us an insight into how she started Voice W orks Studio, her perspective as a vocalist on the music industry today and all sorts of advice on issues many performers deal with on a daily basis.

Episode 18

Brendan shares his fascinating insights and experience of the ever-changing car industry.

Brendan tells how his Dad, Bill, built one of Irelands largest Toyota garages in the 80’s and then went on to strike out on his own and continues to build the national brand and powerhouse that Kearys Motors has become to this day.

Brendan also tells us of the recent setting up of Car Store Dublin, the purchase of a huge 4.3-acre site, how they are expanding into the second-hand car market and using modern social media methods to attract new clients

Episode 17

Barry talks all things pensions, financial planning and retirement.

Hennebry Financial Services do not charge to talk! They ensure you get the correct advice, whether it is looking after your loved ones, planning your well deserved retirement, securing that mortgage, saving for that dream holiday, or just simple jargon free guidance on your day to day spend.

Episode 16

Instagram influencer David Young aka Davey shares his views on the Fitness Industry, the negative and positive power of social media, mental health issues of young people today and the #bloggersunveiled saga that gripped the country last summer!

David is a Fitness Industry EntrepReneur and owner of Go Beyond, an on-line fitness and coaching company. Go Beyond specialise in getting people into the best shape of their lives through tailor-made nutrition and training plans, all while coaching them along the way.

Established in 2015 they have worked on a 1-2-1 basis with over 1500 clients, each one of those clients having received a specific and indiviDually tailored training and nutrition programme.

Episode 15

Joey goes through the mortgage process, switching mortgage options, what parameters a Bank will look for when applying for your mortgage and lots more helpful financial advice!

Established in 2005, MyMortgages.ie has grown organically to become one of the best known Mortgage Brokerages in Ireland.

Using their offices strategically located in Dublin, Cork and Galway, they
service clients throughout Ireland as well as Irish citizens living overseas.

Whether you are a first time buyer, moving house, an investor or switching your mortgage, mymortgages.ie can help you secure the highest loan to value and the lowest fixed interest or LTV variable interest rates.

Episode 14

Hugely successful entrepreneur Pat Phelan, tells us all about his business journey, his tech past and starting out again with his new business SISU Aesthetic Clinic.

Pat also gives his secret into identifying good employees!
Pat was a Founder of Trustev, which was acquired in December 2015 by TransUnion.

A serial entrepreneur, Pat has built and sold a number of companies in the telecoms and software space, including Trustev and Cubic Telecom.

Recognized as one of Europe’s most influential software innovators, Pat has now opened a chain of doctor-led, patient-centric aesthetic medical clinics.
”SISU was created to bring bespoke patient care and unparalleled service to an industry awash in unqualified providers and dominated by the ‘assembly line’ approach. SISU’s bespoke model partners top aesthetic doctors with the patients who are the focus of our expertise: superior results driven by the most innovative aesthetic medicine.”

Episode 13

Paul is well known from askpaul.ie and Ireland AM. Ask Paul is a free financial advice hub for those seeking all aspects of consumer finance advice.

Paul tells his fascinating business story where he now runs three businesses, Ask Paul.ie, Pax Financial Planning and in early 2016 he designed and launched a product specifically for financial brokers, called Clear Choice.

Episode 12

Cliona is a wellness expert and passionate about empowering people to live their best life. Cliona shares her business and personal journey with us.

She is open, honest and brave in discussing how she ran a hugely successful company with over 22 employees to then overcoming her personal battles with mental health and life obstacles to where she is now with her wellness company and experiencing each day with optimism, ambition and looking to the future.

Episode 11

Jamie is a extremely successful business person who has won Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur in Dublin twice and been voted as one of Irelands top 30 under 30 in business by the Irish Independent. Jamie works with entrepreneurs nationally and abroad, helping them with their businesses and sharing all that he has learnt through consulting and speaking. When he’s not handling business he is delving deep into the world of personal development and self exploration through The University of Life and events. Jamie is fascinated by how much there is to learn about life.

Episode 10

Our first guest this week is Neville O Donoghue, The CEO of Bench Warmers! Benchwarmers are one of the worlds most popular sports pages with over 3 million followers across there social media platforms.

Episode 9

With Fearghal Collins Accountant with Buckley Kiely & Co focusing on Start-UPS. Fearghal, joined Buckley Kiely in 1998 and was appointed partner in May 2015, has over 20 years experience in practice. Fearghal specialises in client relationship management by working closely with clients in all aspects of their business.

Episode 8 | part 2

More with With DC Cahalane of Republic of WORK

Episode 8 | part 1

DC Cahalane is an expert in disruptive innovation and entrepreneurial management and has led growth and marketing at some of Europe’s most high profile startups such Trustev and Teamwork.com

Episode 7

With Nick Chamberolous of Alpha Health. Nick gives a really informative and practical talk on the health insurance industry and discusses what options are available in the current market and what product is best for you.

Episode 6

With Sean McCarthy of ERA Downey McCarthy. ERA Downey McCarthy was formed by Sean McCarthy & Michael Downey in 2003. Now employing 15 staff the company covers every aspect of property and finance

Episode 5

Episode 5 is a very interesting and informative chat about all things insurance with Des Murphy of MBC Insurance.

Episode 4

Episode 4 is an interesting and powerful conversation with one of Cork’s talented and ambitious business women Deirdre Corcoran of @chapter.ie

Episode 3

Our third guest is engineer Jack B.Cahill of JB Cahill Structural Engineers

Episode 2

Our second guest is Architect Mr. Jason O’Shaughnessy of DATUM Architecture Studio.

Episode 1

Our first guest is Mr Mark Ryan CPA PIP, a Personal Insolvency Practitioner and Director of Quintas