First Person: Catherine Moonan

Moonan has helped more than 500 candidates tell their story

7th February, 2016
Catherine Moonan Picture: Maura Hickey

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...

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