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v2.14_bonus: Padraig Hennessy, chair of AgTech Ireland

In this extended interview with Padraig Hennessy, chair of AgTech Ireland, you’ll hear more about how he built a successful agri-tech start-up as CEO of Terra Nutritech (from 2:20), as well as Ireland’s role in the global context of sustainable farming...
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v2.14: Smart farming

For a sustainable future, farmers need to learn to work smarter, not harder. That’s according to our guest Padraig Hennessy, CEO of agri-tech start-up Terra Nutri...
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v2.13_bonus: Rachel O’Dwyer, author of Tokens

If you enjoyed our chat about the digital disruption of the value of money, you're in luck because we had a lot more to discuss with Rachel O’Dwyer.

Rachel ...
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v2.13: Money Talk

Do you understand money? Neither do we, to be honest. And now that digital platforms are creating their own forms of finance – often without the restrictions of a...
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v2.12_bonus: Niamh Donnelly, co-founder of Akara Robotics

In this extended chat with Niamh Donnelly, the award-winning entrepreneur and co-founder of Akara Robotics, we learned even more about the challenges of building ...
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v2.12: Why robot?

Robots are among us, and are likely to become an even more commonplace fixture in our future. But what does it mean to be living and working alongside robots, and...
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Get to know the hosts!

Jenny Darmody

Jenny is the editor of sci-tech news site Silicon Republic. With a background in journalism spanning a decade, Jenny has been a contributor on several radio stations including RTÉ, Newstalk and Today FM as well as on TV for RTÉ's Six One News and Virgin Media's Ireland AM.

Elaine Burke

Elaine is an award-winning journalist and broadcaster who covers science, technology and media news for print, TV and radio. She was previously the editor of Silicon Republic, and is currently a TV and streaming analyst for The Last Word and resident tech expert on Ireland AM.