Well as the summer kicks off and the sun shines, it's often a time when people make big decisions about getting out of the rat race. W're joined in studio by two such people. Kenneth Walsh was a senior associate at Lehman Brothers but now owns Food For Thought in Galway and dog trainer Aileen Foy who is a former Citco bank team leader.
Downpatrick man Neville Isdell can only be described as a giant of Coca Cola. He spent 43 years with the corporation, rising through the ranks to become chairman and Chief Executive. He was handsomely paid for his expertise, in one year alone earning over $20 million. These days he sits on various boards and heads up his own investment company in Barbados. He joins me from there.
This week an OECD report claimed Irish properties are undervalued quite significantly. Meanwhile in the newspapers we've seen stately homes, apartment blocks and commercial buildings being snapped up by foreign investors. So what's the state of the market? We're joined by Dermot O'Leary, chief economist with Goodbody's and Brendan Williams, a lecturer in urban development and urban economics at UCD.
Well as students pour out of schools all over the country, many will be looking for summer jobs. But are they on a quest for the impossible? We're joined by one such teenager Robyn Gilmore, non-exec director of Ryanair and management consultant Julie O'Neill and Pat O'Sullivan who employs more than 100 people in his chain of cafés Café Noir.
Galway man Pat Gibson was last weekend crowned World Quiz Champion. You may be familiar with him from programmes such as Eggheads on BBC, Mastermind, Brain of Britain and most famously the time when he walked away from Who Wants to be a Millionaire one million pounds richer. Pat joins us from Manchester.