Richard speaks to Maurice Pratt who started his working life as a media buyer for a Dublin Advertising Agency & then headhunted by one of his clients Quinnsworth. He has been the MD of both Quinnsworth & Tesco Ireland, CEO of C&C drinks company as well as sitting on the boards of Tourism Ireland & Brown Thomas.
The John Lewis Christmas ad in the UK follows their well-established tradition of one artist covering another while a heart-warming visual story mecilessly jerks our tears. But John Lewis aren't the only company to make iconic Christmas ads. Joining Richard in studio is Martin Wright, Executive Creative Director of Creatives at Large.
Today is the final day of the Global Economic Forum where business leaders from home & abroad come together, to brainstorm, discuss & debate ideas that will hopefully benefit Irish businesses. Our reporter Liam Geraghty was at Dublin Castle to meet some of the people taking part.
Richard speaks to Ann O'Hanlon, founder & Manager Director of Derry Court Cleaning Specialists. Her daughter Avril McCarthy is the General Manager & they currently employ a cleaning staff of over 1300 people throughout the country.
The music industry has certainly changed a lot since 1983 but what has changed is where the real money is made, as digital technology, downloads & streaming have all impacted on the bands & record labels. Music Correspondent of the Irish Times, Jim Carroll joins Richard in studio.
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