"What makes Barra stand out is his attention to detail, his humanity and his ability to bring guests and audience into his comfortable world where they feel good about themselves and can share their thoughts and feelings in the most natural way. Barra is a true professional... does his research rigorously and uses this knowledge to make guests feel important but also allows him to engage in a natural unforced conversation on stage and on screen.
His natural inquisitiveness, his intellect and his passion for life shines through and allows him to facilitate guests sharing amazing in depth stories of their lives.
His quick witted nature welcomes the audience into the conversation and allows us to feel we have been part of an amazing conversation.
I love working with Barra ... he reacts brilliantly under pressure and when things change last minute, nothing fazes him and his smile and wonderful personality always shine through." Declan Hassett, Senior Licensing Manager - Guinness
"Barra has an enviable ability to put you instantly at ease. His warmth, body language & tone all serve this affable host, drawing the audience in closer. It’s a unique, unwritten recipe; part knowledge, part enquiry plus a dash of wicked Irish charm." Natalie Seldon: Food Writer, Author & Stylist
"Not only does Barra make presenting look easy, but he creates an environment where everyone is at ease while also being entertained." Steve Ryan - Brewer, Photographer and Editor of Root and Bone Magazine