Christopher Lehane is the State's Official Assignee in all bankruptcy cases, the Court Official who takes control of every bankrupt estate in the country. When the new Personal Insolvency Legislation comes into effect in two week, his case load is set to explode, from a dozens of cases a year to several thousand. He joins us in studio.
Facebook announced this week that it is going to double the size of its HQ in Dublin. We're joined by Paul Adams, a Sligo who knows that company inside-out having worked as Facebook's Global Head of Brand Design. He also worked for Google, Dyson and now is back in Ireland with a new startup Intercom.
There is no doubt that technology companies are certainly on the up here, and one Cork company has spotted great potential for business in the thousands of new employees who come to Ireland from overseas each year. Liam Geraghty has been finding out more.
It certainly looks as if this is not the best time for those lucky enough to have a few bob to save. On Thursday the European Central Bank cut its key interest rate to one quarter of one per cent. So what is the point of having a deposit account anymore? Financial trainers Susan Hayes and Frank Conway discuss.