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    The Business with George Lee Saturday 27 July 2013

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    A weekly look at the world of business and personal finance with George Lee

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    Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore

    Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Eamon Gilmore, is one of the four members of the Economic Management Council that meets to oversee and co-ordinate the Government's approach to key economic matters. He joins us in studio to respond to comments from the managing director of the ESM, Klaus Regling, on our forthcoming budget.

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    Rethinking Money

    Jacqui Dunne is an Irish journalist who has co-authored a book called "Rethinking Money - How new Currencies Turn Scarcity into Prosperity". It suggests that there are lots of ways out of our current economic crisis. Specifically, they say we need to start thinking about inventing new types of money. She joins us from Boulder, Colorado.

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    From School Dropout to Sushi Success

    Simon Woodroffe certainly has an interesting past, and probably has an even more interesting future. The founder of the Yo! Sushi chain of restaurants has served 8 weeks in prison as a teenager for selling cannabis, is a former roadie, and recorded songs with The Blockheads. He joins us from London.

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    Making Money from Memories

    More and more businesses are cashing in on sentimentality to earn their keep. And it's not only just ad agencies, record stores, and sweet shops that are profiting from nostalgia these days. Liam Geraghty found out more.

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    Rethinking Money - Extended

    An extended version of our interview with Jacqui Dunne, co-author of "Rethinking Money : How New Currencies Turn Scarcity into Prosperity".

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