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Norah Casey - Biography

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Broadcaster and publishing entrepreneur Norah Casey currently presents her own show, MindFeed, on Newstalk and is filming the second series of The Takeover with RTE - transforming business through staff mentorship. She is writing a book title Spark! with Penguin Ireland which is due to be published later in 2014.

She is owner and Chairwoman of Harmonia, Ireland's largest magazine publishing company, printing over four million magazines annually for the Irish, British and US market and selling 2.6 million in the Irish market in 2013. Harmonia publishes the top three best-selling women's magazines in Ireland - Irish Tatler, U magazine and Woman's Way - along with a range of lifestyle and consumer titles such as Food&Wine, CookBook, Irish Tatler Man, Eat Out, Auto Ireland and Ireland of the Welcomes.

She was anchor of the successful daily radio Breakfast Show on Newstalk until recently and co-hosted the Today show on RTÉ One every Friday during the 2012/2013 season. She is a former Dragon on Dragons' Den the successful business entrepreneur show on RTÉ One. Her investment portfolio is diverse and includes online and traditional media businesses.

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.

A journalist and former nurse, Norah has been Ireland's Publisher of the Year no fewer than four times. She has served on numerous boards and is currently a member of the Press Council of Ireland, the London-based Women's Irish Network and The International Women's Forum. She is a former Veuve Clicquot Business Woman of the Year.













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