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Win Happy Podcast

Dec 12, 2021

Ironically the man who grew up in a pub and hating every minute of it is now the biggest owner of pubs (Cork Heritage Pubs) as well as a micro brewery in Cork city.

Benny McCabe loves pubs and pub life, he loves the atmosphere and the patrons, the special sense of community, the history and the unique role they play in...


Nov 23, 2021

In this episode I chat with Maryjane King who runs a successful architecture firm in Washington DC, Atelier-MJK.

We chat about business on both sides of the Atlantic, we compare and contrast our stories about developing a business, work practices, gender issues, remote working and city dereliction.

Maryjane also speaks...


Oct 31, 2021

While we talk about the housing crisis in Ireland, the biggest challenge is quite possibly finding the men to do this work.

David Ward, MD of Ward Personnel describes the work that they do tirelessly to provide much needed workers to the construction sector to meet the challenge.

He also explains in detail why people...


Oct 15, 2021

In this episode I chat with Neil McDonnell, CEO of ISME, the organisation that is dedicated to looking after SMEs in Ireland.

Neil has had a fascinating life and career that brought him from the senior ranks of the Irish Defence Forces to leading an organisation that is critical to the Irish economy.

We speak about his...


Sep 16, 2021

It is fitting that episode 200 features Sinead Cabot of Cabot Wines as she epitomises the spirit of Win Happy and why I started this podcast in the first place.

Sinead has lived a fascinating life, she has an incredible attitude and she keeps riding the waves trusting where they will bring her.

From Newry to London,...