The Public Eye Podcast – Season 4!

by | Jul 7, 2021 | Latest News

Granite Podcast Studio are set to launch their fourth series of ‘The Public Eye Business Podcast,’ which is hosted by the incredible Sarah Travers!

The first three series’ featured some truly inspirational people, and the fourth will be no different; as we hear some fantastic stories from the best and brightest Northern Ireland has to offer.

The podcast aims to inspire existing business owners and ambitious entrepreneurs by providing a unique insight into the success of local businesses.

The first episode of the series is set to launch on Wednesday 14th July 2021 at 10am and will be available on all major streaming platforms.

This series, which is sponsored by Granite Legal Services, gives listeners the inside scoop from another six fascinating individuals:

Wednesday 14th July

Episode 1- Tom Smyth, Founder of DREAM Apartments

Wednesday 21st July

Episode 2- Grainne McCoy, Founder of Give Us Beauty

Wednesday 28th July

Episode 3- Giuseppe Fallone, Founder of La Dolce Vita

Wednesday 4th August

Episode 4- Jason Foody, General Manager of Killeavy Castle Estate

Wednesday 11th August

Episode 5- Annette Kelly, Founder of Little Penny Thoughts

Wednesday 18th August

Episode 6- Zara McLaughlin, Founder of Zara Ceramics

Join Tom Smyth as he tells Sarah Travers how he launched the multi award-winning Dream Luxury Serviced Apartments in 2017, which has since become the leading serviced accommodation supplier in the UK.

Sarah is also joined this series by local beauty guru and entrepreneur Grainne McCoy. The former semi-finalist of the Apprentice hit our screens in 2016 but has since started her own range of beauty products and has recently opened her own beauty super store, ‘Give us Beauty,’ right here in the heart of Newry City.

Giuseppe Fallone shares the secret in the sauce… and to his success! The Founder of the award-winning restaurant, ‘La Dolce Vita’ explains to Sarah how the business has achieved all its success so far, the thought process that goes into creating the famous dishes and how he launched his products into supermarkets across Ireland in a global pandemic!

We also welcomed Annette Kelly onto the podcast, Founder of Little Penny Thoughts, which was originally launched as a Facebook page by Annette and has now accumulated a community of over half a million followers across its social media platforms. Annette shares why she started this venture, how she manages to stay motivated and is able to inspire people across the world.

Jason Foody, ‘King of the Castle,’ shares his story on how he became the General Manager of the stunning Killeavy Castle Estate, voted Castle Hotel of the Year and Hotel 2020. Jason also shares his vision for future and highlights the importance of sustainably.

For the season finale, Sarah is joined by the super talented Zara McLaughlin, Founder of Zara Ceramics. Zara talks about how her passion over lockdown has led her into a full-time career with her online following soaring to over 30,000 over the course of a few months.

Launching on Wednesday 14th July 2021, you can find the upcoming series on SpotifyApple Podcasts, and Pod bean, as well as catching up on the incredible stories from the last three series!

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