Dragon Profile - Norah Casey
Publishing entrepreneur Norah Casey is owner and CEO of Harmonia, Ireland's largest magazine publishing company, printing over four million magazines annually for the Irish, British and US market.
Having run many successful publishing companies in London, Norah bought her own business, Harmonia, in 2004 with a strong portfolio of brands and events in Ireland, the USA and more recently in China.
In Ireland she publishes a range of market leading magazines including strong women's brands, Irish Tatler, Woman's Way, U and specialist titles such as Food&Wine, CookBook, Irish Tatler Man, Eat Out, Auto Ireland and Ireland of the Welcomes.
Her investment portfolio is diverse and includes online and traditional media.
She also has a growing events division which includes consumer exhibitions, conferences, award ceremonies and designer fashion shows. Having worked with the leading International designers over the past decade Norah produced the British Irish Fashion show in 2011for HRH Queen Elizabeth's visit to Ireland and a range of designer shows in Shanghai for the World Expo.
Norah is Ireland's current Publisher of the Year, having won the award no fewer than four times. She is also a member of the National Paediatric Hospital Development Board, the London-based Women's Irish Network and The International Women's Forum. She was awarded The Veuve Clicquot Business Woman of the Year Award for 2007/8.