Tuesday November 24, 2020

Inside Story: Bottling it

Below is an extract from Niall Harbison's new book Get Sh*t Done: From Spare Room to Boardroom in 1,000 Days, which reveals his hidden alcohol addiction.

29th June, 2014
Niall Harbison: the entrepreneur has struggled with alcoholism for years. Picture: Feargal Ward

One year on from selling Simply Zesty I woke up one Sunday at 6.15am. I’d been partying for three days and I had the fear and the shakes and a banging headache. I checked my phone to make sure I hadn’t made a disgrace of myself on social media before blacking out the night before, but the shakes were so bad I couldn’t really hold the phone straight.

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