First Person: Catherine Moonan

First Person: Catherine Moonan
Catherine Moonan Picture: Maura Hickey

Moonan has helped more than 500 candidates tell their story

When Catherine Moonan read in 2008 that RTE was bringing Dragons’ Den to Ireland, she pitched herself as the show’s presentation coach. “I thought: Irish people are really going to struggle with that two-minute pitch.” Since then, Moonan – a former Aer Lingus cabin crew member, secondary school languages teacher and computer firm manager – has helped more than 500 candidates tell their story, sealing over €4 million in funding for new businesses in the process. She is married with three children.

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