All-Ages Gigs Cork

I’ve always loved music.

I started playing piano when I was four, and I’ve picked up a few more instruments over the years. In school my friends were into music too and lots of them started playing in bands. (I played in some too but best not mention them.)

My most productive procrastination

When I was fifteen I was supposed to be studying for my Junior Cert exams but I’ve always been a procrastinator. Instead I decided to organise a concert for my friends bands to celebrate the end of exams.

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The Kino

While running gigs in 2011-2012, we often has issues with venues. Lots of people didn’t want to deal with us and the only venues we that would take us were pubs, which is definitely not an ideal location for gigs for teenagers. All the while I had a pipe dream of opening our own venue.

One fateful day

One day I was walking home past a disused arthouse cinema and I saw a sign saying ‘Proposals invited’. The venue was perfect. City centre, detached on all sides, purpose built as an art venue, and with a name everyone in the city new, The Kino.

I figured what harm, and wrote up a proposal and sent it to the auctioneers. The auctioneer decided to meet with us and after less than a week later I had a set of keys and a five year lease. I was sixteen at the time and this is by far the most ridiculous thing I’ve ever done.

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SourceAcademy

Monday 6th May 2019:
This post isn’t finished. I have lots more I want to add to it.

SourceAcademy was a platform for hiring student freelancers for digital projects. It ran from April 2017 - March 2019. We mainly made brochure Wordpress websites and e-commerce Shopify websites ranging from €500 - 5000. At its peak we had seven employees.

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Cork Cares

Like Groupon with a heart. Local deals where at least 20% of each sale went to local charities.

Please bear with me while I add content here!

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Be Freer

Monday 6th May 2019:
This post isn’t finished. I have lots more I want to add to it.

Be Freer is a platform for automating admin work for small businesses. For more info please take a look at the website.

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Buy Cork

Fed up with chain restaurants, a website highlighting fantastic independent local businesses.

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