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HI, I'm Arlene McIntyre, Creative Director at Ventura Design, and you are listening to ‘Shut The Front Door ’, a light-hearted podcast that will bring you through the front door and into the homes of influential and interesting people. Home for me is one of the most important things in my life. My career has fortunately given me the opportunity to work closely with people and to help them create a home they will cherish forever. So sit back and let's find out what home means to our guests. We hope you enjoy...

Shut The Front Door Ventura

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    • 4.5 • 28 Ratings

HI, I'm Arlene McIntyre, Creative Director at Ventura Design, and you are listening to ‘Shut The Front Door ’, a light-hearted podcast that will bring you through the front door and into the homes of influential and interesting people. Home for me is one of the most important things in my life. My career has fortunately given me the opportunity to work closely with people and to help them create a home they will cherish forever. So sit back and let's find out what home means to our guests. We hope you enjoy...

    Shut the Front Door with Sabina Brennan

    Shut the Front Door with Sabina Brennan

    Today on Shut the Front Door we are joined by Irish neuroscientist and chartered health psychologist, Sabina Brennan. 
    Last month, Sabina launched her second book, Beating Brain Fog, to rave reviews, and it has just been named as an Irish Times no1 bestseller.    
    She is also the creator and host of the Super Brain Podcast where she talks to inspiring individuals about thriving and surviving in life.   

    Sabina’s mission is to get everyone looking after their brain health as routinely as they brush their teeth. She has won many awards in recognition of the societal impact of her work and for her contribution to STEM communication.  She was listed as one of Image Magazine’s Women of the Year in 2018. 
    Sabina is the go-to person for Irish and international media on discussions related to brain health and in particular dementia and ageing. 

    Married with two sons, we are delighted to chat to Sabina today… 

    Shut The Front Door is produced by @venturamarketing.ie | www.VenturaMarketing.ie.
    Email the podcast: shutthefrontdoor@ventura.ie

    • 1 hr 41 min
    Shut the Front Door with Professor Luke O'Neill

    Shut the Front Door with Professor Luke O'Neill

    Today on Shut the Front Door we are delighted to be joined by Professor Luke O’Neill. Luke, one of the world’s most influential scientists, is an immunologist and Chair of the Biochemistry at Trinity College Dublin. Luke has been a leading voice during this pandemic both at home and abroad, sharing immense expert insight and positivity during this difficult time. I think we can all agree that he has been one of the few people that has kept us going over the last 12 months, his interviews always end on a positive note which we all value greatly.
    Luke is also the author of three fantastic books, has a weekly slot on the Pat Kenny Show on Newstalk and has made contributions to many global media outlets during this pandemic, including Sky News, The Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal.
    In September of last year, he was named Science Communicator of the Year for his work during the Covid 19 pandemic….
    Shut The Front Door is produced by @venturamarketing.ie | www.VenturaMarketing.ie.
    Email the podcast: shutthefrontdoor@ventura.ie

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Shut the Front Door with Richard Dart

    Shut the Front Door with Richard Dart

    This week on Shut the Front Door we are joined by Richard Dart, Design Principal for Princess Yachts. Princess is recognised as THE leading luxury British yacht brand in the world today. The company was founded in 1965 and is still entirely based in Plymouth, from where they have designed, built and delivered over 18,000 yachts to universal acclaim.  
    With 15 years’ experience at Princess, Richard has helped lead the team to two World Super Yacht Design Awards as well as numerous international yacht awards. He and his team design interior and exterior spaces, furniture, bars and even bespoke offering from jacuzzis to open-air cinemas. Richard is constantly designing within unique spaces to the highest of standards in this luxury industry. Richard lives in Devon with his wife Alice and their two young children, Arthur and Mabel.  
    Richard, welcome to Shut the Front Door…  

    Shut The Front Door is produced by @venturamarketing.ie | www.VenturaMarketing.ie.
    Email the podcast: shutthefrontdoor@ventura

    • 51 min
    Shut the Front Door with Caroline Stanbury

    Shut the Front Door with Caroline Stanbury

    Today we are joined all the way from Dubai by Reality TV Star, Podcaster and Brand Ambassador Caroline Stanbury. Caroline first burst onto our TV Screens as the star of Bravo’s Ladies of London. Caroline and her family moved to Dubai as the series came to an end in 2017. She has since gone on to build a huge, dedicated following across her social media platforms and YouTube channel. It's there she shares her journey of how she is making the most of this beautiful trip called life.  
    Following on from her own divorce, Caroline created the phenomenal podcast “Divorced not Dead” where she speaks to a range of experts and peers about hard-hitting topics from co-parenting post-divorce to why life begins at 40. Her positivity is genuinely infectious. Recently engaged to ex-professional Real Madrid soccer player Sergio Carrallo and mum to daughter Yasmine and twin boys Aaron and Zac, I’m delighted to welcome Caroline Stanbury to Shut the Front Door today.


    Shut The Front Door is produced by @venturamarketing.ie | www.VenturaMarketing.ie.
    Email the podcast: shutthefrontdoor@ventura

    • 55 min
    Shut the Front Door with Naomi Clarke

    Shut the Front Door with Naomi Clarke

    Today we are joined on Shut the Front Door by Naomi Clarke. Naomi is the creator & owner of The Style Fairy, one of Ireland’s leading fashion, beauty and lifestyle sites. With almost 150K followers on Instagram, Naomi is also one of Ireland’s top influencers in this sector.  
    A qualified fashion stylist and personal shopper with over 12 years’ experience in the areas of fashion, blogging, styling and PR, Naomi is also a mum of two gorgeous girls - Annabelle Ivy and Luna May,  and has another little bundle of joy on the way. Married to Cormac, Naomi and her family have recently moved back to Cavan from Dublin.  
     Naomi, we are delighted to be joined by you for our podcast for Mother’s Day, the girls & Cormac are all busy getting ready to spoil you I’m sure….  


    Shut The Front Door is produced by @venturamarketing.ie | www.VenturaMarketing.ie.
    Email the podcast: shutthefrontdoor@ventura.ie
     

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Shut the Front Door with Brian Dowling Gourounlian

    Shut the Front Door with Brian Dowling Gourounlian

    Today we are joined on Shut the Front Door by TV Host and Podcaster Brian Dowling Gourounlian. Brian first became a household name across the UK & Ireland when he won the second-ever series of Big Brother UK in 2001.  He subsequently went on to be crowned the Ultimate Big Brother in 2010. Since then he has become a regular & most loved presenter across many TV programmes and radio stations, at home and abroad. 

    Brian grew up in Rathangan in Co Kildare and is the eldest in his family with 6 sisters coming after him. He lost his beloved mother Rosie in 2018 to Sudden Adult Death Syndrome, and through his own journey of grief, has recently created a ground-breaking podcast called Death Becomes Him. In it, he talks to people about their own loss and grief, while helping all those who listen in too. Married to the Creative Director & Choreographer Arthur Gourounlian, we are so excited to speak to you today Brian & hear all about your story of home.  

    Shut The Front Door is produced by @venturamarketing.ie | www.VenturaMarketing.ie.
    Email the podcast: shutthefrontdoor@ventura.ie

    • 1 hr 29 min

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28 Ratings

28 Ratings

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