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A podcast hosted by Matt Cooper featuring intimate, in-depth and insightful interviews with guests from across the worlds of entertainment, business, sports, politics and more. Audiences are long familiar with Matt’s skill as an interviewer through his radio and TV work. Now for the first time, his podcast offers him (and his guests) the opportunity to chat more personally than we’ve heard before. It’s a Matt Cooper interview, magnified.

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A podcast hosted by Matt Cooper featuring intimate, in-depth and insightful interviews with guests from across the worlds of entertainment, business, sports, politics and more. Audiences are long familiar with Matt’s skill as an interviewer through his radio and TV work. Now for the first time, his podcast offers him (and his guests) the opportunity to chat more personally than we’ve heard before. It’s a Matt Cooper interview, magnified.

    Kenny Jacobs Is Magnified

    Kenny Jacobs Is Magnified

    Kenny Jacobs is a hugely successful businessman with a rich and varied career that has brought him from stacking shelves in Dunnes as a teen to heading up the DAA. He graduated from University College Cork in 1997 with a degree in commerce. Having worked with Tesco both here and in England, Jacobs was announced as the CEO of the DAA (Dublin Airport Authority) in November 2022 and began his role in January 2023. Prior to this, he served as the Chief Marketing Officer at Ryanair. His extensive experience includes marketing, commercial, and operational roles in large consumer-serving businesses.
    Kenny joins Matt to discuss his incredible career, working with Michael O'Leary, why he works airport security security at and his future plans for Dublin and Cork airports.

    • 56 min
    Avril Copeland Is Magnified

    Avril Copeland Is Magnified

    Avril Copeland is a remarkable individual who has led an adventurous and multifaceted life.
    Hailing from Dublin, Ireland (her father is none other than legendary tailor Louis Copeland), Avril played international hockey for Ireland and worked in the country music business in Nashville and developed a passion for adventure racing, where she raced seriously for five years.
    With a background in physiotherapy Avril is the CEO and co-founder of Innerstrength Health, an eHealth company. The company develops digital tools that facilitate collaboration between health professionals and patients for preventing and treating chronic conditions.
    In this wide-ranging conversation with Matt you get to hear about all the dimensions of her incredible professional and sporting life as well as her journey with IVF and dealing with her sons profound deafness diagnosis. Enjoy!

    • 50 min
    Lisa Fallon Is reMagnified

    Lisa Fallon Is reMagnified

    Currently proving herself to be one of the best pundits in the game at Euro 24, in this edition Matt revisits a conversation he had with one of the most influential Women in World Sport. Lisa Fallon has been a footballer, an analyst, coach, manager and now sits on the FIFA Technical Group and has built a reputation as one of the foremost minds in the game.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Conor Niland is Magnified

    Conor Niland is Magnified

    Conor Niland, a former Irish professional tennis player, has written a captivating book titled "The Racket: On Tour with Tennis’s Golden Generation – and the other 99%." In this memoir, Niland shares his experiences as part of the 99% of players who travel the globe, hoping to climb the rankings and qualify for Grand Slam tournaments. The book provides insights into the social dynamics on tour, the economics of the game, and the challenges faced by touring pros whose earnings barely cover their expenses1 2. It's a unique look inside the fascinating hidden world of professional tennis and in this week's episode he joins Matt to discuss his fascinating book and career.

    • 32 min
    Rena Maycock Is Magnified

    Rena Maycock Is Magnified

    Rena Maycock is a remarkable entrepreneur who wears multiple hats. She founded Cilter Technologies, a startup that develops child protection software for smartphones. Their software detects and blocks cyberbullying, grooming, and self-harm content in user-generated messages and browsers1. Rena is also the CEO of Cilter, leading the charge to make internet use safer for children.
    Additionally, Rena co-founded Intro, a matchmaking agency, with her husband Feargal Harrington in 2011. Furthermore, Rena is an advocate for women in tech, emphasizing funding equality and mentoring aspiring female founders Her journey from cold call sales to deep tech CEO is is a fasciating so enjoy her telling it to Matt on this week's episode.

    • 57 min
    John Moran Is Magnified

    John Moran Is Magnified

    Fresh from being elected Mayor of Limerick, this week we revisit Matt's previous conversation with John Moran.
    Once dubbed Ireland's Mr Austerity, Limerick’s first directly-elected mayor has had a fascinating career, in law, in business, as a senior official in the department of finance during an economic crisis, Chairman of the Land development agency and now he's overcoming cancer. He discusses all of these topics and the need for state intervention in land and housing development in this edition of Magnified.

    • 1 hr 21 min

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