Hi, I'm DC. Let's talk about the #nextbigthing and the #futureofwork.

I'm passionate about Disruptive Innovation, Business Models, Starting and Scaling Businesses, Entrepreneurship and my home city of Cork, Ireland. I've led Growth and Marketing with some great companies like Teamwork.com and Trustev. Now I'm committed to helping people scale their businesses as CEO of REPUBLIC OF WORK, building spaces dedicated to the #futureofwork and helping develop a world class entrepreneurial ecosystem in Cork through BUILTINCORK. I like to keep in touch on Twitter.


Dear Ireland, Time’s up.

48 hours ago,  in one fell swoop, Stripe, a company famed as one of Ireland’s great missed opportunities, changed the game for a whole generation of new Irish technology companies. Through its new product, Atlas, Stripe, already the payment platform of choice for the majority of new Irish startup companies has now enabled a new Irish […]


Chapter Three

The last five years of my life have been absolutely incredible, a rush and adventure that I never thought I’d experience once, not to mind twice! And now I have some news but I guess like everything context is important so sorry if this gets lengthy but it needs to be said. Like every good […]


Decisions are made by those who show up

So with one week to go until the world’s attention settles on Ireland and the historic decision we have to make as a country, here’s a thought for the employers of Ireland. You keep saying that you want the brightest, smartest people to work for you. You want people of character, who’ll take responsibility for […]

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  • If you’ve been a good Girl or Boy and been working hard on your business this year join us at 11:30 on Christmas Eve for a Xmas drinkie before you start panic shopping for all the stuff you’ve forgotten to do! Link in bio!
  • Proper celebrities in the house today as @dustintheturkeyofficial joins us at @republicofwork
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  • This year we’ve made our @republicofwork functional and turned it into a Giving Tree in aid of @svp_ireland. So if you’re dropping by for a visit don’t forget to bring a present!
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  • Welcoming Kerry’s finest to Cork this morning to talk about the global success of Tweak.com
  • We’re in @d_light_studios today with the lovely folk from the @virginmediaireland business team to talk all things @republicofwork for an upcoming magazine article. #attentionseekers #media #smallbusiness #cityrising
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