Wednesday 23 August 2017

Gabriel Moynagh's new challenge is winning the generation game

Gabriel Moynagh authored one of the few success stories to emerge from recession-era Ireland. He spoke to Donal Lynch about turning his company into a global player

Gabriel Moynagh by Paul Young
Gabriel Moynagh by Paul Young

Donal Lynch

There are some days you know your life will change forever and for Gabriel Moynagh, today is one such day.

The visibly nervous young entrepreneur is sitting opposite me in the Davenport Hotel off Merrion Square, eyeing his phone like a hawk. He's staying at the hotel so as to remain in a state of readiness for the birth of his first child, which is due any minute now - his wife, Amy, is two weeks overdue, and is currently holed up at The National Maternity Hospital in Holles Street.

"She's thrown off my whole schedule, it's very inconsiderate of her," he smiles. There's a sense of optimism in the air.

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