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Win Happy Podcast

Jan 16, 2021

In this episode renowned economists, Jim Power and Chris Johns assess 2021 putting forward both a "realistic" negative and a positive outlook for the year.

We discuss both sides of the coin including the likely effects of Brexit, Covid and the aftermath of the Trump chaos and arrive at a conclusion..

Is it a negative or...


Oct 13, 2020

Chris Johns, Financial and Economic Consultant and Irish Times Economic columnist talks about his extensive career working "with money" and the huge changes he witnessed through the decades working with the Treasury Department, various financial roles in the City of London, senior roles with Bank of Ireland, AIB, State...


Sep 28, 2020

On this episode I am joined by two leading economists, Chris Johns and Jim Power to discuss Chris's latest thought provoking article for the Irish Times "The Triple Whammy of Covid, Brexit and the U.S. Election".

We discuss the status of Ireland and the UK, the shifting economic climate, the erosion of confidence in...


Aug 25, 2020

"The devil is in the detail" when it comes to insurance says Richard O'Dwyer and Paddy Mettler, Managing Director and Head of Sales and Distribution at Hiscox Ireland respectively.

Are we paying for things we don't need and not paying for things we do need and how do we make sure we get this right?

The role of the...


Aug 1, 2020

Kathleen O'Meara, the only triplet I have ever met was brought up to believe that "there were no limits to what you can do" by a mother who had to quit work as a teacher when she married and the nuns who taught her in Roscrea.

Kathleen became a journalist with RTE, took a job in politics and then joined the Labour...