The Business Clinic

Liam Fennelly, Sean Gallagher, Larry Mac Hale and Siobhán Murray DBF-2019-EventImages-600x900.indd

In Association with Local Enterprise Office – Dublin City

Thursday 14 November

Time: 6.00pm

Venue: Trinity Business School, Pearse Street

€10/€8 concession Booking essential, places are limited







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Setting up and running a business is never easy, so join our panel of experts who will offer tips on how you can prepare and survive financially, strategically and emotionally.



A recognised champion of business, Sean Gallagher has over the past 20 years mentored hundreds of start-up and emerging entrepreneurs. He founded a number of companies in technology, commercial real estate and consulting, has been an investor in ‘Dragon’s Den’ (‘Shark Tank’ in the USA), a finalist in the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards and was a runner-up in the 2011 Irish presidential election. He is the author of Secrets to Success: Inspiring Stories from Leading Entrepreneurs (Mercier Press).

Liam Fennelly is Co-author of Countdown To Launch (Oak Tree Press), the manual for start-ups based on the BMAP process. He has over 40 years’ experience working for multinational and Irish businesses. A serial entrepreneur, he has been involved at founder/director level in seven start-ups. These have included technical sales and service, real estate, import and distribution, master franchising, digital media and training. A mentor and business consultant for over 15 years, he is a former three-term president of the MBA Association of Ireland.


Larry Mac Hale is CEO & owner of Argosy Books, Ireland’s largest independent book wholesaler and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland. He mentors businesses within the remit of Enterprise Ireland and the Local Enterprise Offices of Dublin City and Fingal with particular emphasis on start-ups, business strategy and businesses seeking investors and bank finance. Larry is a director and a past Chairman of the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards.

Siobhán Murray set up a psychotherapy clinic in 2010 and has been delivering bespoke workshops on behavioural change and mindfulness to companies, conferences and events around the country. Siobhán is author of The Burnout Solution (Gill Books).