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American Business bible, Forbes magazine has named Ireland as the best country in the world for business in its latest annual rankings, the first time Ireland has topped the list since it began in 2006. Coming as it does three years after the country lost its sovereignty to a troika bail out and a ten days before the bailout finally ends, headlines like this will do wonders for the Government’s press profile and international standing. But how true is it? Less than a fortnight before a threatened ESB strike and 24 hours after more bad news on the jobs front ...http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2013/1205/491019-today-with-sean-o-rourke-thursday-5-december-2013/?clipid=1371076
Later this month we hand over Presidency of the EU to Lithuania after six months at the helm. But has our term been an extravagant waste of money or a crucial opportunity to raise our profile with our trading partners during tough economic times? Pat was joined in studio by Lucinda Creighton, Minister for European Affairs and TD for Dun Laoghaire Richard Boyd Barrett of the United Left Alliance.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-pat-kenny/programmes/2013/0610/455680-today-with-pat-kenny-monday-10-june-2013/?clipid=1237049
Interview: Marian talks to Richard Boyd Barrett about his background, political and personal beliefs and life in the public eye. Comedy writer and producer John Murphy joins us to cast an eye over the evolution of the cop show. Actor Neil Pearson speaks to us from Glasgow about how he has ended up where he is in his career and his upcoming show in the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre - "Noises Off." And last but not least, Dave Fanning and Jim Lockhart come in to talk about rock legends - why they get back together, and whether it works or not.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/marian-finucane/programmes/2013/0601/454028-marian-finucane-saturday-1-june-2013/?clipid=1230198
In-depth interviews, human interest stories, consumer and lifestyle news as well as a lively panel discussion on issues of the week and newspaper reviewshttp://www.rte.ie/radio1/marian-finucane/programmes/2013/0601/454028-marian-finucane-saturday-1-june-2013/
The estimates vary – anything between 10,000 and 20,000 people took part in a march against austerity in Dublin City Centre on Saturday. Campaigners, unions and far left groups joined in the protest – some of them voicing frustration at the trade union movement because of its support for the Labour party. At one point hecklers had a go at Eugene McGlone , the President of the Irish Congress of Trades Unions. Sinn Fein and the United Left Alliance were accused – though some of those attending the rally said it was spontaneous. Jimmy Kelly Regional Secretary of Unite and ...http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-pat-kenny/programmes/2012/1126/354855-today-with-pat-kenny-monday-26th-november-2012/?clipid=979739
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The John Murray Show | 30 January - Luke Kelly Special from O'Donoghues Pub.
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Arena | 28 January - Tribute to the late great Pete Seeger.