Clio O’Gara – Head of Hospitality Solutions, Tierney’s

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  • September 7, 2016 at 12:57

Speaker Bio: Clio O’Gara, formerly Chief Marketing Officer of The Gleneagle Group, has recently joined Tierney’s as Head of Hospitality Solutions. Clio is responsible for driving both the Aloha POS Restaurant Managent Solution – the world leader in Restaurant POS Technology which is used in over 100,000 sites worldwide, and Guestline’s tailor-made property solution offering […]

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Marie Curtin – Managing Director, Temple Dairy

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  • September 7, 2016 at 10:42

Speaker Bio: Marie Curtin, former Irish womens International soccer player from County Limerick embarked on a career in the food & beverage industry in 2013. Through a partnership with her father, a dairy farmer, together they created Temple Dairy Chocolate Milk using their family’s holstein freisian dairy herd milk supply. Marie earned a Bachelor of […]

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John Lynch – Sales Manager, Down2Earth Materials

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  • September 7, 2016 at 10:25

Speaker Bio: As sales manager of Down2Earth Materials – Ireland’s award-winning compostable packaging specialists – John Lynch knows that there is still a lot of confusion in the food and hospitality industry with regards to the terms ‘Biodegradable’ and ‘Compostable.’ With his presentation John aims to explain and show how vastly different they actually are, and why […]

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Rick LeVert – Founder, Director and Head Brewer, Kinnegar Brewing

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  • September 7, 2016 at 09:58

Speaker Bio: Like most in the Irish craft beer sector, Rick has no formal background as a brewer. With degrees in both Economics and Visual Communications, he has over 25 years international experience in business, design, marketing and communications. A brief dabble in home brewing evolved rapidly into the development in 2011 of a 50L […]

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Dr. Emma Feeney – Postdoctoral Research Fellow, UCD Institute of Food and Health

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  • September 7, 2016 at 09:56

Speaker Bio: Dr. Emma Feeney is a postdoctoral research fellow in UCD’s Institute of Food and Health.  She has conducted research in children examining the role of taste perception on fruit and vegetable consumption, with a focus on bitter and sweet taste, and spent time as a postdoctoral researcher in the Penn State University studying […]

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Derek O’ Herlihy – Managing Director, Phare Tech Services Ltd

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  • September 7, 2016 at 09:39

Speaker Bio:                                                        Derek is the owner and Managing Director of Phare Tech Services Ltd. During his career, Derek has been delivering classroom training all over the world allowing him to bring a level of insight and expertise when he decided to form his elearning business. His experience in the classroom enabled Derek ensure that […]

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Eoin Bara – Creative Director, Mór Irish Gin

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  • September 7, 2016 at 09:31

Speaker Bio: In 2015, Eoin was a successful entrepreneur, having worked with the likes of Aer Lingus, 123.ie & Vodafone, it was all going well. Until he was asked, are you doing what you love. To which he answered. “I love gin” with a glint in his eye and a Gin & Tonic in hand. […]

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Eugene Curry – Owner, Gene Curry Shop

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  • September 6, 2016 at 15:51

Presentation Title: Gene Curry Shop and Bar Equipment

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Liam Hanlon – Co-Founder, St. Mel’s Brewing Company

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  • September 6, 2016 at 13:43

Speaker Bio: Liam began his brewing career as an intern at Dublin Brewing Company in 2003 after graduating from NUI Maynooth with a degree in Biotechnology. He went on to study a Masters in Brewing and Distilling Science at Heriot Watt university in Edinburgh before joining Carlow Brewing Company as head brewer in 2006. He co-founded […]

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Julie Dupouy – Champagne Brand Ambassador, Edward Dillon ltd.

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  • September 6, 2016 at 12:39

Speaker Bio: I was born in the South West of France, in the city of Agen. I come from a background were cooking and sharing family meals is really common place. I think my passion for good food comes from my grandmother (my dad’s mum) who was a primary school teacher and a very good […]

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