Clarence Street Stories

Welcome to our podcast. It’s called Clarence Street Stories, because that’s where we’re based – in Clarence Street, one of the oldest parts of Dún Laoghaire, in south Dublin, Ireland

Our podcast tells stories about people with connections to Clarence Street – people in business, locals, and those we encounter in our work. We love stories, and telling them in audio format.

We’re radio producers passionate about radio, and the potential of podcasts to tell great stories. If you’d like a podcast send us a line at [email protected]


Ellen Gunning

Ellen Gunning has created a company built from her small base in Dún Laoghaire to online courses that sell across three continents. As you will hear in this week’s episode, Ellen’s goal is world domination and she is on route to achieving it.
Presented and produced by Aileen O’Meara.



Kathtrina Furlong

Kathtrina Furlong was born and raised in Dún Laoghaire and it was here that she followed in the footsteps of her parents and opened her own furniture store, Yours Personally, in 1989. As you will hear in this week’s episode, Kathtrina’s story illustrates the resilience and persistence of one small business owner who stayed afloat when others floundered. Presented and produced by Aileen O’Meara.


Margo Fleming

Margo Fleming is a practical woman and a mother of schoolchildren. Both of these facts are central to her business idea. Her business is called Book Splits and that’s exactly what it does: it splits schoolbooks to reduce their weight. Presented and produced by Aileen O’Meara.