The Business

    Saturday 10 - 11am

    The Business Saturday 19 July 2014

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    The Business

    A weekly look at the world of business and personal finance with Conor Brophy
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    New Direction For Nama

    This week Nama announced plans to turn Dublin's docklands into Ireland's version of London's Canary Wharf. It also declared its intention to build 22,000 homes in the capital and develop vacant sites in Cork, Limerick, and elsewhere, all in the next five years. We're joined by Dick Glesson, Dublin City Planner and Tom Lyons of the Irish Times.
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    Coming Out In The Workplace

    Now it's never easy hiding a secret, but what if you're hiding your sexuality from colleagues and clients. This week Australia's most successful Olympian ever and BBC commentator Ian Thorpe, came out to Michael Parkinson after years of denying that he was gay. We're joined now by two people to share their stories of being gay in the workplace. We're joined from Athlone by Margot Slattery, Managing Director of Sodexo Ireland and by teacher Bryan Lucey.
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    The Follies of Fashion

    Kirstie Clements is a woman who was at the helm of Vogue in Australia for 13 years. That role gave her a unique insight into the cut throat world beyond the catwalk. She's just published a book on her experiences called The Vogue Factor. She joins us from Sydney.
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    Suits You Sir

    It seems that the stalwart of office attire - the old fashioned suit is making a comeback. From ultimate fighters like Conor McGregor to those wrestling with nine to five office environments it seems that everyone is fond of the three piece suit. We sent our own dapper dan Liam Geraghty out on streets of Cork and Dublin to find out more.
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    Orchestrating Success

    Conductors have the unique position of being the boss and having to lead a team in front of thousands of people without saying a word. David Brophy is a Freelance orchestra conductor and former Principal conductor with the RTE Concert Orchestra and Bernie Sherlock is a choral conductor and lecturer in music.

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