The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 21 January 2017

The Business

The Business

A weekly look at the world of business and personal finance with Richard Curran

Profile - Niall McGarry

Profile - Niall McGarry

Richard's first guest is a man from Castlebar, Co. Mayo who has embraced the new media revolution, building an "online content" empire that is now expanding across the Irish Sea. Niall McGarry established Joe.ie in 2010 with a vision of capturing a very specific demographic, one that advertisers hold close to their heart, the young adult male.

https://twitter.com/MrNiallMcGarry

Globalisation

Globalisation

In the months since the British voted in favour of leaving the EU & the United States voted in favour of a President Trump, one word has been on the lips of every international economic commentator has been "uncertainty". To survey this internaional state of play Richard is joined by Paul Sweeney, Former Chief Economist with ICTU & on the line from Washington, Donal Donovan, former Dep Dir of IFA, who has also served with our own Fiscal Advisory Council.

Robots - Evelyn O'Rourke

Robots - Evelyn O'Rourke

Last week the seemingly unstoppable rise of robots in our everyday lives even reached the European Parliament, with warnings that urgent EU rules such as "kill switches" for them must be discussed. Members of the EU were told that Europe is passively standing by as robots take an increasingly powerful role that will grow even stronger with developments like driverless cars & that the consequences must be tackled. Our reporter Evelyn O'Rourke has been taking a look at the issue.

Around the World - Siobhan O'Connell

Around the World - Siobhan O'Connell

Siobhan O'Connell of Business Plus Magazine & BizPlus.ie joins Richard in studio this morning for our monthly look at some of the week's international stories that might have escaped your attention.

Dublin's Chinatown - Liam Geraghty

Dublin's Chinatown - Liam Geraghty

Well the Chinese New Year celebrations begin this day next week & festivities will be taking place in homes up & down the country. Ireland's vibrant Chinese community is growing in size & many people in Dublin are asking, is it time now to make the city's so-called Chinatown district official? Liam Geraghty gauged the mood on Parnell Street East.

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