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    The Business Saturday 18 October 2014

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    A weekly look at the world of business and personal finance with Richard Curran
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    The Stock Market Tumble

    This week saw some frenetic activity on the stock market, when shares in the US, Europe and Asia all took a fairly sharp tumble. But what's the cause of all of this commotion and how will it impact on Ireland? We're joined by Cliff Taylor of the Irish Times and Laura Devoy of Goodbody Stockbrokers.
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    Inside the Central Bank

    The Central Bank is a place that's often mentioned on this programme and elsewhere, but few have seen inside its revolving doors. This weekend as part of the Open House event those doors are being opened to the general public. We took a trip inside with the head of facilities, Peter Shiel.
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    The Economics of Ebola

    Three months ago Ebola was one of those conditions that we'd all heard of but didn't fear. Now it's a very different scenario. But why no vaccine has been developed for this deadly disease? We're joined by two experts in the field, Darragh O'Loughlin, and Dr Gerard Downes.
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    John Kavanagh

    Conor McGregor rose from obscurity a couple of years ago to become one of Ireland's best known sports people. He's a stars of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, a lucrative sport that's said to be the fastest growing in the world. With him every step of the way has been his coach and manager John Kavanagh who joins us in studio.
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    The Rise of the Bakeries

    All across the country Bord Bia has noticed a big increase in the numbers of small artisan bakeries cropping up. Our reporter and champion sponger Liam Geraghty was given the sweet job of finding out more.

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