The Big Interview

‘Someone I didn’t know was wearing our blue hoodie. It was a good omen’ – Niall Horgan, Gym+Coffee

Niall Horgan and his two Gym+Coffee co-founders have driven their athleisure wear start-up forward with vigour and an ambition to ‘be everywhere’. They are now setting their sights on international expansion, with the goal of becoming a globally recognised Irish brand

Niall Horgan, chief executive and co-founder of Gym+Coffee: ‘If you go anywhere in the world and ask people about Irish brands, they say Guinness and Jameson. There’s not much in other categories. We think there should be, and we want to be one of them.’ Picture: Fergal Phillips

In brief:

Name and role: Niall Horgan, chief executive and co-founder of Gym+Coffee

Lives: Dublin

Age: 36

My working day: I don’t really have a typical day. I’m usually up early with two kids and get into the office for 8.15am. I usually keep my Monday mornings quite free to just catch up on what happened over the weekend. I have a decent number of meetings each day. I try to be home for about ...