TV show was a life-changing experience for pharmacy boss

Being TV's Secret Millionaire had a huge impact on Ramona Nicholas's life, opening her eyes to the dark side of Galway's streets, writes Tina-Marie O'Neill.

15th September, 2012
Ramona Nicholas, managing director of Cara Pharmacy. Photo: Jason McGarrigle

Not many 11-year-old children know exactly what they want to be when they grow up.

That wasn't the case for Ramona Nicholas, joint managing director of the Cara Pharmacy Group and Ireland's first female Secret Millionaire.

"It wasn't a family business," Nicholas said. "I just knew at 11 that I wanted to have my own chemist shop."

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