Meet Aly Harte, a local artist. In this episode, we slow things down a bit and get chatting about how to manage the busyness of life, how career changes can happen to anyone and how to balance creating art while showcasing it (and selling it) to the world.Read More
Meet David Kenny, an accountant who packed it all in to start Soarscape, an aerial videography and photography company that covers all of your drone needs!
In this episode we hike up Cave Hill to chat about all things drones… how can they be used for good? Will they ever replace my post-man?
But we also dive deep into David’s personal story. What’s it like to be self-employed? How does one make money flying drones? What does a typical week look like for you?
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Colin Geddis is the comedian behind online characters like Barry The Blender Henderson, The General Banter Podcast (which is pushing 1 million downloads) and stand-up gigs across Northern Ireland and beyond.
After exploding into local viral fame with his mockumentary 'I am Fighter' 9 years ago, Colin has been able to create a thriving career out of making people laugh.
In today's show we get Colin on the other side of the mic to hear his story so far, the challenges he's faced a long the way and how podcasting is playing a massive role in that.
Gavan Wall is the founder of The Wall Group, a company that owns a series of Spars, Subways and a YoggieBerrie in North Belfast. But he's probably most well known for his charisma, speed-mentoring and being the Northern Irish King of LinkedIn. In this episode, we get to chat about all thing from The Greatest Showman (asking if enough will ever be enough) why Gavan kicked booze out his life for good and why he didn't go to the hairdressers for 7 years...Read More
In this month's show, we sat down with Jess Lowe, a local headshot photographer with a passion for capturing the portraits of local entrepreneurs, creatives and business owners.
Jess is one of our city's best headshot photographers, and we have been so blown away by her work over the past few months and the process of her craft that we had to get her on the show so we could find out more.
In this episode, you'll hear Jess Lowe discuss her journey to self-employment, how she got into photography, who her clients are and how websites/social media pages have become the new shop window.Read More
Michael Deane is the godfather of fine dining in Northern Ireland and the chef/restaurateur behind the 'Deanes Belfast Empire.' With 7 establishments in the city and a Michelin star, Michael Deane's career as a chef is unarguably a huge success. But we caught up with him to hear about some of the challenges he faced along the way in this incredible journey, how he's seen the city change during his career and where he likes to eat in Belfast for under fiver!Read More
In this month's show, we caught up with Carol Fitzsimons, CEO of Young Enterprise Northern Ireland to chat about this amazing, empowering entrepreneurial charity for young folk in our wee country, what a CEO actually does and what it takes to get an MBE.Read More
In this Best Of Belfast Podcast we sat down with David Linton, founder of Madlug: a one for one social enterprise whose goal is to make a difference to the lives of children in care through their luggage.Read More
Last year Belfast went absolutely gin-sane for the old drink that has undoubtedly made a modern comeback. Gerry White - founder of Jawbox gin - has been in 'the bar game' for many years and is incredibly passionate about Belfast, stories and of course gin. We caught up with him to hear his story.Read More
Belfast has gone absolute burrito-crazy over the last few years... On this week's show, we sat down with Samina Kauser to hear how Kurrito – a Mexican Pakistani restaurant on Botanic Avenue - is spicing up the local Burrito industry.Read More
Paul McMullan - director of International House Belfast - traveled all over the world as a CELTA-qualified English teacher before opening up his own language school in the Holylands.
Nestled in the heart of the Queens Quarter, IH Belfast is one of our city's unsung heroes.
Hundreds of different students pass through their doors each month, some to learn English and others to be trained up as teachers through the CELTA program, so they can travel/work anywhere in the world.
We caught up with Paul to chat about his adventures overseas, how virtual reality could transform the teaching industry and hear about the amazing work International House Belfast is involved in.Read More
We caught up with Danielle Morgan from Flax Fox to talk about her journey as an artist and trader at St George's Market here in Belfast.Read More
Over the past few years, the Belfast coffee scene has exploded in a vibrant, caffeinated boom. We caught up with Gareth Patterson, founder of the Belfast Coffee Map to hear all about it.Read More
For our first story on the Best Of Belfast podcast we caught up with Lyn Magill to hear her incredible story and what it means to be a 'lover of life.'Read More