Cork Creative
Episode 21 Maura Mackey

Episode 21 Maura Mackey

June 23, 2022

We speak to interior designer Maura Mackey about turning her part-time hobby into her full-time career, her passion for biophilic design, the importance of function, her design process, the benefits of challenges and how every day is a school day.

Episode 20 Anna Groniecka

Episode 20 Anna Groniecka

June 8, 2022

In this episode, we are joined by photographer Anna Groniecka. We discuss Anna’s creative roots, taking the leap into full time photography, the intense nature of her work and going with the flow. Anna also shares some good advice for people starting out in business.

Episode 19 Arran O Driscoll, Clonakilty Credit Union

Episode 19 Arran O Driscoll, Clonakilty Credit Union

May 17, 2022

In the fourth part of our Business Supports Series we speak to Arran O’Driscoll , Chair at Clonakilty Credit Union. We chat about the differences between credit unions and banks, the importance to the credit union of building relationships with members and welcoming them in, how credit unions can help business to manage their day to day finances and how they adapt their strategy in line with the needs of their members.

Episode 18 Peter Walsh, Brookpark Business Centre

Episode 18 Peter Walsh, Brookpark Business Centre

May 5, 2022

In this episode we speak to Peter Walsh , Chairman of Brookpark Business Centre in Dunmanway. Brookpark is an advanced technology business centre featuring Conference, Training, Board Room, Offices, Co-Working and Hot Desk facilities. Peter tells us the story of how Brookpark came about, what Brookpark can offer local businesses, the importance of community to the centre and how Brookpark hopes to serve as a blue print for other businesses to become more sustainable.

Episode 17 Fiona Ryan, The Ludgate Hub

Episode 17 Fiona Ryan, The Ludgate Hub

April 26, 2022

In the second part of our Business Supports series, we chat to Fiona Ryan, the Start Up & Entrepreneurship Manager in the Ludgate Hub in Skibbereen about her insights for post covid trends for business, how the Ludgate is shaping its own path from those trends and how it facilitates and supports local business and the  wider community across the generations.

Episode 16 Kevin Curran, Local Enterprise Office

Episode 16 Kevin Curran, Local Enterprise Office

April 14, 2022

Kevin Curran from the Local Enterprise Office joins us to tell us why the LEO should be the first port of call for any new business and any business that wants to expand. He simplifies business plans, shares what he believes are the biggest mistakes business’ make and discusses the importance of having an online presence-all with a few interesting stories thrown in!

Episode 15 Géraldine Javoy & Daniel Emerson

Episode 15 Géraldine Javoy & Daniel Emerson

March 2, 2022

In the fourth part of our Craft Brewers & Distillers Series, husband & wife team Daniel Emerson from Stonewell Cider & Géraldine Javoy from Nohoval Apple Wines educate us on all things apple, the perpetual motion of research & design, maintaining a strong profile, collaboration, sustainability & growing their businesses post-pandemic.

Episode 14 Louise Kingston

Episode 14 Louise Kingston

February 21, 2022

Louise Kingston, founder of Inchydoney Candles joins us to discuss the strong coastal influence on her products and brand, a mother’s influence, unexpected sales boosts and a positive development born out of the pandemic.

Episode 13 Séamus Ó Drisceoil

Episode 13 Séamus Ó Drisceoil

February 10, 2022

In the third part of our Craft Brewers & Distillers series, Séamus Ó Drisceoil from Cape Clear Island Distillery chats to us about their goal to have a high quality distinctive gin that reflects Cape Clear Island, the community endeavour that is central to the distillery, the importance of safeguarding the distillery environs & their plans for the year ahead.

Episode 12 Sharon Huggard

Episode 12 Sharon Huggard

February 1, 2022

Sharon Huggard, The Style Coach, chats to us about her mission to empower women to find their style signature & to ditch measuring self-worth on the scales, the importance of being authentic, adapting her business and her plans for the year ahead.

Podbean App

Play this podcast on Podbean App