The role of the travel agent. Overcoming 9/11, recession and Covid impacts on the business. A near death experience in a car accident and the impact of her father’s death at a young age. The importance of marketing during a downturn. The founder and chief executive of Tour America, Mary McKenna, joins us.
Telling truth to politicians, preparing them for broadcast, writing under pseudonyms in fiction and non-fiction and her marriage to ex-priest Tom Savage are just some of the topics covered in this edition of Magnified with Terry Prone. And the small matter of how she inadvertently brought down Charlie Haughey.
1 hour 10 mins
15 August Finished
As Matt heads away for a short summer break, we'll be revisiting some of his favourite interviews on the podcast to date. We're building a Magnified community over on LinkedIn. Join us and get involved in our conversations. https://www.linkedin.com/company/magnified-with-matt-cooper/
5 August Finished
Donald Trump. Hilary Clinton. Joe Biden. Gun control in the US. Treating immigrants properly. David Simon, creator of the Wire, and his portrayal of Baltimore. Making music with Shane McGowan. The Global Economic Forum for Mayo in 2023. The former Mayor of Baltimore and Governor of Maryland Martin O’Malley tells all.
26 July Finished
The developer’s tale. Build to rent. One bedroom apartments. Planning permissions. The future for shopping centres and retail. Interaction with politicians. Delays and costs. The new look old Central Bank on Dame Street. Hines Ireland boss Brian Moran provides a rare insight into the thinking of foreign property investors in Ireland.
1 hour 19 mins
12 July Finished
Unused food. Environmental damage. Changing behaviours. (Not for) profit. Social entrepreneurship. Purpose. Meet Iseult Ward and Aoibheann O’Brien, the driving forces behind FoodCloud.
5 July Finished