Food - Thrive Festival


  • Indy Power is a bestselling author, food columnist for the Irish Independent and creator of The Little Green Spoon app and website. She believes that we should eat to feel good and her nutritious, plant-based recipes are designed to make you feel good while you’re eating and afterwards too. Her recipes are delicious and simple to inspire you to cook from scratch and eat more plants. Find Indy on social: Instagram, Facebook & Twitter
  • Author, blogger and broadcaster, Holly White is one of Ireland’s leading authorities on Plant Based eating. Having trained extensively in Ireland and abroad her mission is to elevate perceptions of vegan food with taste at the forefront of everything she creates. She has collaborated extensively with brands such as Camile Thai and Insomnia Coffee and most recently The Merrion Hotel to create vegan additions to their menus. Fundamentally eating well has to be simple and she will be discussing and demonstration plant based practicalities and showing some simple everyday options for the vegan-curious. Find Holly on social: Facebook, Instagram & Twitter
  • Learn more about Food Flicker: Daniel is a performance nutritionist who works with elite GAA and professional Rugby teams as well as athletes in other sports including golf, hockey, athletics and cycling. He is also the founder of the online recipe and nutrition platform FoodFlicker. Daniel believes that enhancing elite athletes’ and recreational athletes understanding of appropriate nutrition practices is vitally important for long-term optimum health and performance. In order to achieve this, he believes in providing this information in an understandable, practical and enjoyable manner. The approach is based on translating the latest nutrition science into practical advice and recipes for people to achieve their health and performance goals using fresh and simple ingredients. Time is a valuable commodity in the modern world so his recipes, tips and tricks acknowledge and address that. Cooking is a skill that Daniel believes is a critical element to achieving health and performance […]
  • Learn more about Pure Results Pure Results, founded by RTE presenter Kathryn Thomas, is Ireland’s premier all-inclusive residential fitness and wellness retreat.  Pure Results provides seven day and weekend fitness retreats in stunning locations with life coaching & nutrition advice. We focus on getting you fitter, renewing confidence and inspiring long-term lifestyle changes.  Learn More About Trainer, Susanne Lynch: Susanne is a qualified Personal Trainer, gym Instructor and Group fitness Instructor. She absolutely love teaching classes and that instant hit of happiness she can give to people! She specialises in teaching group boxercise and strength and conditioning. Susanne also teaches a running class. Her passion is running and getting outdoors to train. She is an extremely good motivator and has the ability to gently push people to give 110%. Everyone leaves her classes with a smile and a massive sense of achievement and that to Susanne is the greatest feeling […]
  • Learn more about Sinéad: After work and the football field, the kitchen is generally where you will find chartered physiotherapist, Gaelic footballer, food blogger and author, Sinéad Delahunty. A passionate lover of all food, she shares her kitchen creations through her food blog – DELALICIOUS. Her blog focuses on inspiring others to fuel their lives through healthy, wholesome and real food with quick and easy recipes for all. Sinéad is a self-professed pro at batch-cooking, making meals from scratch in minutes and cooking within a tight budget whilst juggling work, sport and blogging. With a passion for travel, her recipes are influenced by foreign cultures with a focus on Irish produced ingredients. Sport is a major part of Sinéad’s life and she has represented her native Tipperary at inter county level for many years and plays at club level with Foxrock-Cabinteely, Dublin. DELALICIOUS – the food blog began from humble […]
  • Learn more about Jeeny: My Nutrition – a leading Nutritional Consultancy was formed by the talented Latin Chef Jeeny Maltese and Leading Nutritionist and Health Expert- Tom Coleman. With a background in fine dining, TV Chef Jeeny appears regularly on RTE and Virgin Media. Jeeny delivers “Easy, Practical, Inexpensive & Tasty recipes”, without hassle, or crazy ingredients from health stores or weird ingredients that no ones knows about! Find Jeeny on social: Instagram, Twitter & Facebook
  • Learn more about Finn: Finn is a chef, marine scientist and writer – her bestselling cookbook Finn’s World was released in 2017. An avid surfer, Finn lives on the wild west coast in her adopted home of Bundoran. Finding out she was a coeliac in her college years, Finn has since strived to create gluten-free recipes that are healthy, affordable and so delicious that anyone can enjoy them! Finn is passionate about reducing our dependency on single-use plastics and is an ambassador for an Teagasc’s Clean Coasts. She cooks for yoga and wellness retreats around the country, is a food judge in Ireland and the UK and spent this year helping her partner launch Burro Burro in Bundoran. To keep up with Finn on here foodie and oceanic adventures, and for lots of tips on how to make sustainable living easier and more affordable check her out on Instagram […]
  • Learn more about Leonie: Leonie Lynch is a qualified Advanced Pilates Mat/Reformer and Animal Flow Instructor, who approaches fitness using the wisdom of the body itself. When teaching she focuses on body weight training, movement fitness, and functional performance. Using mixed movement influences as her guide, Leonie imparts proper technique and fully explains the ‘why’ for a better understanding of the importance of proper form in exercise. Leonie’s teaching and training is set on a foundation of movement principles – alignment, breathing, control, concentration, flow and precision of movement. She has a particular appreciation for women in her own life stage. As a mother of two and a functional exercise specialist in prenatal programming and postnatal assessment and core restore, she has seen first hand the challenges that women go through in pregnancy and postpartum. In her postnatal work, she teaches women how to regain strength and restore the core […]