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Money & Plants

53 EpisodesProduced by Conor DevineWebsite

There are two big topics I'm hugely passionate about in life - Business and Health. In the last 15 years I've went through three very different entrepreneurial transformations. The world continues to evolve, everything continues to change, but how are we all adapting?Health is another topic which si… read more

53 Episodes | 2020 - 2023

#51 Your Health is your Wealth 💊 🥦

April 23rd, 2023


This week is my 7 year anniversary, in terms of the last time I took conventional medicine to manage my MS.
On 16th April 2016, against the wishes of my medical team and almost everyone else, I stopped taking the …

#50 Show me the Incentive & I will show you the Outcome - Heart Disease and Longevity with Dr Paddy Barrett

December 9th, 2022


I am delighted to bring you guys my 50th episode of the podcast, and even more delighted that in this episode I have switched the dial back to health …

#49 Truth Seeking and Dopamine Machines with Ben Hunt

December 2nd, 2022


I am absolutely delighted to introduce you guys to Mr Ben Hunt, on episode 49 of the show. 

Ben Hunt has a Phd in political science from Harvard, an …

#48 Optimism and Soft Landings with Nick Lesson

November 25th, 2022


In this episode, we see the return of the original "Rogue Trader" Mr Nick Lesson, who I thought was the perfect guest to get back onto the show, in an effort to contextualise what is happening right now across the world …

#47 Know your Numbers, with Vegan Entrepreneur Michiel Van Deursen 🌱

November 18th, 2022


I have been following Michiel for a number of years and was delighted to finally catch up with him on Money & Plants earlier this week.
For any …

#46 CURED with Dr Jeffrey Rediger

November 11th, 2022


I am delighted to be back with another series of the podcast, and what a way to kick series 4 off with such a wonderful guest in Dr Jeffrey Rediger.

#45 Against all odds with Mickey Coleman (Part 2)

July 16th, 2022


It's been 12 months since I last spoke to Mickey, and a full 16 month's since the evening of the 29th March 2021, when he experienced a widow maker …

#44 The cycle of self harm, with the Acid Capitalist Hugh Hendry

June 10th, 2022


I am delighted to welcome the first guest from the Hedge Fund world onto money and plants, in the form of the wonderful, Mr Hugh Hendry. Hugh is best …

#43 What's happening in the housing market Jordan?

May 20th, 2022


In this episode I welcome back one of the shows most popular guests.  Jordan Buchanan is the Chief Economist of the property portal PropertPal, and …

#42 How to optimise brain health with Dr Tommy Wood 🧠

April 29th, 2022


In this wonderful episode of Money and Plants, I get to speak to one of the world's leading authorities on all things Brain Health.  

Tommy Wood is …

#41 Activism, Change and Passion with Eoin Ó Broin

March 18th, 2022


Eoin Ó Broin is the SF spokesperson for housing in Dáil Éireann, and a TD for Dublin Mid West since 2016.  Arguably one of the most articulate …

#40 Business, Exits, Addiction and Dogs with Niall Harbison

February 19th, 2022


I've had Niall on my list of guests to interview for quite some time, and this conversation didn't dissapoint. 
Niall Harbison is an Irish entrepreneur, with no less than three business exits under his belt in the last …

#39 The Meaning of Life with Nick Leeson

January 29th, 2022


In this episode I was delighted to welcome back my old friend, the rogue trader himself, Mr Nick Leeson. Always one of the more popular guests on my …

#38 How to live a life Cancer Free, with Dr Shireen Kassam

December 23rd, 2021


This really is a special episode of Money and Plants.
Who knew, there are 375,000 new cancer diagnosis every single year in the UK. 
1 in 2 people will …

#37 The Psychology of mental performance with Paul Mc Veigh ⚽️ 🧠

November 27th, 2021


In this episode I get to speak to former Tottenham hotspur, Norwich, Burnley and Northern Ireland International, Paul Mc Veigh about his life to …

#36 Taking back control of your health with Dr Gemma Newman

November 20th, 2021


Dr Gemma Newman is no ordinary doctor. A GP now for over 17 years, she entered into the medical professional with one main goal, which was to help …

#35 What's going on in the housing market Jordan ?

November 13th, 2021


In this episode I welcome back one of my most popular guests to the show, PropertyPals Chief Economist, Jordan Buchanan. Over the last fifteen …

#34 Courage, Resilience & Integrity with Jack Kavanagh

November 6th, 2021


In episode 34 of series 3, I get to speak to one of my great friends Jack Kavanagh.  
I have been pretty open over the last ten years about my own …

#33 Against All Odds - Tyrone Man fights back from widow-maker heart attack in New York

July 23rd, 2021


In this episode I get to speak to an old friend from Tyrone who has been building a new life for himself and his family over the last 10 years in New …

#32 Let's talk to America's Healthy Heart Doc 🇺🇸 Dr Joel Kahn 🌱

July 8th, 2021


In this conversation I get to speak to one of the world's leading cardiologists about all things health related. 
Dr Kahn is an interventional …

#31 Northern Ireland is better off being part of the UK, with Philip Smith

July 1st, 2021


In this episode I speak to a senior Ulster Unionist Politician, Philip Smith about some of the arguments for N Ireland to remain in the UK. Over the …

#30 The Subvention - What does Northern Ireland ACTUALLY cost the UK exchequer?

June 17th, 2021


For the last few years I have become very interested in this central part of any Irish Unity discussion - the UK subvention to NI.  Northern Ireland relies on the UK exchequer, to provide a subvention (grant) so it can …

#29 Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) - The Gamechanger

June 10th, 2021


In this episode I get to speak to one of the UK's brightest economic thinkers, economist, and central-bank specialist, Mr Dario Perkins, Managing Director of Global Macro, TS LOMBARD, the Global Investment think tank, …

#28 The King of Crypto, Rodrigo Benadon ➡️ Bitcoin

May 29th, 2021


In this episode, I take the podcast to South America, to speak to Rodrigo Benadon, the founding partner of Crypto Investment Fund Moonquant.Capital Rod was actually speaking to me from Miami earlier this week, as he is …

#27 What's going on in the N Ireland housing market?

May 15th, 2021


In this episode I welcome back, Propertypal's Chief Economist Mr Jordan Buchanan, who is no stranger to the show, and is always a very popular guest …

#26 What's the story with BITCOIN Nick?

May 1st, 2021


In this episode, it's all about BITCOIN.
I don't know about you, but It would appear the dogs on the street are talking about Bitcoin, thats if …

EP25: The Political, Economic, and Legal consequences of Irish Reunification ~ with Jim O Callaghan

April 11th, 2021


Jim O Callaghan is a very highly regarded Politician in Republic of Ireland, who recently wrote a paper for the Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, on …

EP24: Republic of Ireland / Northern Ireland - Who is better off?

April 2nd, 2021


In this episode of Money & Plants, it is the first, of what I hope to have, in terms of a number of conversations with people, discussing the …

EP23: The Million Dollar Irish Man

March 27th, 2021


From John Street to Wall Steet. 
In this special episode of Money & Plants I get to speak to Omagh's Chris Mc Gale about his fantastic new memoir, …


February 16th, 2021


This is an emergency podcast, as I wanted to raise awareness of the seriousness of the subject matter. 
We all know and recognise that the pandemic has caused all kinds of pain and anxiety across society, but one …

EP22: Nick Leeson talks about his new company, the elephant in the room (Debt) and what Success means to him.

December 10th, 2020


Former Rogue trader and Barings banker Nick Leeson is back on the show. Nick was my first guest way back in April, and it was good to pick his brain again regarding what's going on right now. 

We talk about Covid, the …

EP21: Money is an Illusion - What's going on in the Bond Market Jim ?

November 27th, 2020


If like me, you know very little about BONDS, and the BOND MARKET, and you would like to increase your knowledge in this area, well, I take the show …


November 18th, 2020


My conversation with Chief Economist of the excellent PropertyPal portal, Jordan Buchannon, proved extremely popular with my listeners last week. As …

EP19: What is going on in the Housing market?

November 13th, 2020


One of the great mysteries to many people right now, is how resilient the housing market has been, despite the fact the global economy has come to an abrupt STOP. House prices and house sales continue to remain buoyant …

EP18: ANGRYNOMICS - The Best Bits 👊

November 3rd, 2020


Last weeks conversation was so good and so important, I decided to make a compilation of the best bits of the conversation I had with Eric Lonergan. 

There are so many people who don't understand money, how it works, …

EP17: ANGRYNOMICS - Why are people so angry?

October 30th, 2020


In this episode I get to speak to Hedge Fund Manager, Economist and writer Eric Lonergan, about all things MONEY related and also about his new book ANGRYNOMICS. 
In what is a super conversation, I get to ask Eric some …

EP16: #UNFIT The Psychology of Donald Trump 🇺🇲

October 23rd, 2020


In this weeks episode it's all about the upcoming Election in the USA and a new film, which has just been released, #UNFIT The Psychology of Donald …

EP15: Lets have a chat with the Finance Minister, Conor Murphy 🎤🎧

October 16th, 2020


This is a special edition of the podcast, where I get to speak to the Finance Minister, in the N Ireland Executive. 
In what is a wide ranging and …

EP14: Emergency Podcast : We have to save the Irish League

October 7th, 2020



Did you know that the very existence of so many local institutions - football clubs, playing in N Ireland's top soccer league,  is now under a serious and profound threat.

The pandemic has ripped …

#EP13 National Debt, Wealth Tax, Non performing loans & Brexit End Game

September 25th, 2020


Another action packed episode with excellent contributions from the returning Professor Stephen Kinsella, Chief Economist at The Currency and of University of Limerick, and making his first appearance on the show, Mr …

EP12: John Hume, The Credit Union and the Housing Market in N Ireland

August 8th, 2020


In this episode, I take the opportunity to share some of my thoughts on Mr John Hume, who passed away after a short illness at the beginning of this week. 

Many people in Ireland see John Hume as being one of island's …

EP11: The Law is Not Logical it's just Legal

July 19th, 2020


In this episode, Money & Plants goes to Australia and talks to Professor Jack Anderson of the Melbourne School of Law, about the recent …

EP10: The Sceptical Investor Should Wear a Mask

July 9th, 2020


In this episode I was delighted to invite Money Week's John Stepek back onto the show. John was a guest on EP4 and was back by popular demand to talk …

Ep9: Economics, Intuition, Wave 2, human behaviour, Brexit, more Money for SMEs & Lifestyle Medicine

June 18th, 2020


In this action packed episode, I kick things off with my rant of the week, where I share some of the things that have been occupying my brain in the last few days.  The topics I go into in EP9 are pharmaceutical …

EP8: John Hume, Abraham Lincoln and Covid19

June 9th, 2020


In this episode I kick things off with a speech from John Hume about Peace, Reconciliation, Respect and Difference. Given the hostile environment globally in the last two weeks, I thought it appropriate to introduce …

EP7: Living well with Multiple Sclerosis on World MS day 30/05/2020

May 30th, 2020


Today is World MS day, and In this episode I share with you a very personal journey of hope and healing, which relates to me living every day with …

EP6: V, U or L shaped recovery? Viktor Frankl, Nick Leeson and Sleep

May 24th, 2020


I open this weeks episode with a powerful clip from Viktor Frankl, a professor of Neurology and Psychiatry at the University of Vienna Medical school …

EP5: MRI Scanner, Banks, unemployment, human behaviour and how we can build our immune system🌞

May 15th, 2020


In this episode, I share a very personal experience at the beginning of the show. 

I then have the pleasure of speaking to my first guest, Irish …

EP4: How will Covid19 impact the Housing Market?

May 8th, 2020


This week I go to London, Dublin and Belfast to get the view from three outstanding guests on what the potential impact might be on the housing …

EP3: Covid19 - Who pays for it? Helicopter Money, Saving our SME's, Opening up our Economy and much more!

April 30th, 2020


In this action packed show I welcome one of Ireland's top economists, author, journalist, documentary maker and broadcaster, Mr David Mc Williams onto the show, to discuss all things Covid19, through the lense of …

EP2: Is another Economic Catastrophe unfolding? Plus, what we can all do to stay free from the virus ✊

April 23rd, 2020


In this episode, I start to look into the potential economic repercussions of the pandemic and have a very informed contribution from journalist and …

EP1: Nick Leeson - The original Rogue Trader's thoughts on Covid19 and how it might impact the world.

April 13th, 2020


To kick of my first episode I couldn't think of a better guest than Mr Nick Leeson. 

Over 25 years ago Nick was responsible for racking up over £832M …

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