Orlaith Carmody


Orlaith’s book Perform As A Leader is out on September 24th. The book includes great insights on pitching and presenting, chairing and coaching, meetings and media and lots more. It also has plenty of stories and tips from a wide range of successful entrepreneurs and leaders, and is a must read for anyone who wants to grow as a leader, manager, speaker, role model or persuader.

Orlaith Carmody is Managing Director of Mediatraining.ie, a consultancy specialising in communications training and leadership development. As a keynote speaker, conference chair and seminar leader, Orlaith has addressed some of Ireland’s most influential business people, networks and political groups on the subjects of professional development and corporate leadership. She has also presented at conferences in Europe, the USA and Canada. She is an active media and business commentator, and contributes regularly to a variety of radio and TV programs and publications.

Over the years Orlaith has been variously a broadcast journalist with RTE, an independent producer, a media and management consultant, and an educator and trainer. As a serial entrepreneur she has been actively involved with over a dozen start-ups, and continues as a shareholder and director of a number of SMEs in recruitment, production, education and manufacturing. She is currently a board member of RTE, HRM Recruit, and Ablevision Ireland, and is a founder member and President 2014/15 of the Irish chapter of EO, the international Entrepreneurs Organisation.