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Saturday 29th August

The Sate of Business

Host of The Business Richard Curran has being travelling around the country finding out just what is the state of play in the business sector as we continue to deal with Covid 19.

Learning To Evolve

International bestseller and organisational behavior specialist David Allen talks about the issue of learning to evolve and adapt to new conditions and using our brains for the best and not playing the problem game.

Mentoring and Sponsorship

Marcella Rudden from Cavan’s Local Enterprise Office outlines the importance of mentoring and sponsorship and what’s the difference between the two.

Finding Your Tribe

Reignite reporter Liam Geraghty finds out how best to go about finding your tribe to help us in both our business and personal lives.

Arianna Huffington

Founder of The Huffington Post and CEO of Thrive Arianna Huffington talks building resilience and how to thrive hitting our own reset button.

Saturday 22nd August

Reignite Round Up

We meet some reigniters and find out how they have adapted their business to the new normal.

The Art Of The Pitch

Entrepreneur, businesswoman, broadcaster and former Dragons Dens alumni Norah Casey and Venture Capitalist Conor Mills discuss the do’s and don’ts of the perfect investment pitch.

Maintaining a Great Team During Covid 19

Caroline McEnery, Managing Director of The HR Suite and HR and employment law expert highlights the importance of having a great team during Covid and taking the positives from the office into working from home.

Measuring Success

Reignite reporter Liam Gerathy explores just how best to measure success.

Failing Fast

Entrepreneur, CEO, writer and keynote speaker Margaret Heffernan discusses the issue of failing fast and if the era of forecasting is over.

Friday 21st August


Remember Graham Clifford? In Reignite 1, he told us about why he quit the media world to campaign for integration and awareness of refugee and asylum issues, through a charity he founded called the Sanctuary Runners. In recent months, Graham embarked on an ambitious side-project - the Covid 19 World Service.

Saturday 15th August

Al Dalton on Pivoting

Al Dalton from Notes to Cork tells Áine about how he had to change his business model quickly as the arts and entertainment news was hit hard by Covid-19.

Employment Supports

Jeanne McDonagh of the Open Doors Initiative joins the programme to discuss what supports they provide for people who are seeking new employment opportunities.

Memory Haven

Áine is joined on the line by students Rachael Akano, Margaret Akano and Joy Njekwe following their success at the TechNovation World Summit

The Perfect Pitch

Liam Geraghty explores what makes the perfect pitch for people looking to promote their business or themselves.

Playing Big

Coach and Author of 'Playing Big' joins the programme to discuss how we can all overcome our inner critic and be leaders.

The inspiring story of Deborah Somorin

Áine speaks with Deborah Somorin who was homeless and pregnant in her teens before going on to become a chartered accountant and finding the Empower the Family charity.

Saturday 8th August

The Lean Business Plan

Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Strategy at UCD Orla Byrne outlines how to make a lean business plan to help start-ups gain access to critical funding.

The Future Of Business

Reignite reporter Liam Geraghty meets some of the entrepreneurs who are looking towards the future.

Jamie Heaslip

The former Leinster and Irish rugby star talks about his new life in business, investing and life coaching.

The World in 2035

Amy Webb one of the world’s leading futurists predicts what our world will look at in the coming years including creating our digital twins.

Midlands Lockdown

Midlands based businessman and presenter of the business show on Midlands’s 103 radio Ronan Berry discuses the impact of the new restrictions on business introduced across counties Laois, Offaly and Kildare overnight due to a spike in Covid cases in the area.

Saturday 1st August

Supports For Starting Your Own Business

Business consultant Paula Fitzsimons of Fitzsimons Consulting details the different supports available for those who are looking to start their own business

Changing Careers

Author and co founder of “Amazing If” Sarah Eilis discusses the challenges and opportunities of changing careers and the importance of discovering our “super strengths”

Remote Working Advice

Founder of Grow Remote Tracy Kehoe discusses the challenges of relocating and how they can be navigated.

Energise Report : Moving Life and Work To The Countryside?

Reignites roving reporter Liam Geraghty has been out meeting relocators and new migrants to find out what it takes to relocate to the countryside.

Gina Miller

Renowned Journalist and business woman Gina Miller charts her rise to success, what inspires her and advice for woman on how to succeed in business.

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Presenter: Áine Kerr

Áine Kerr is a teacher-turned-journalist, a tech platform executive, an entrepreneur and a mentor. She is the co-founder and COO of technology company Kinzen. In the past, she worked as a political journalist with the three main Irish broadsheets, as well as in leadership positions at Facebook and Storyful.

A highly experienced lecturer and inspirational speaker, Áine was Irish Tatler's Woman of the Year in Media for 2018. She also serves on the European Council's expert committee on quality journalism in the digital age.

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