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.
A Building Bubble?
This week, the Government announced plans to tackle the property market. In Construction 2020, 75 action points were highlighted, but will these initiatives create a healthy market or are we on course for yet another bubble? Conor Skehan, chairman of the Housing Agency, and Carol Tallon, author of the Irish Property Buyer’s handbook, discuss.
Bullying, Bank Bailouts, and a Bitter Taste
This week, Philippe Legrain, a former economic advisor to the president of the European Commission José Manuel Barosso, said that Ireland had been bullied by Germany, the European Commission, and the ECB when we entered the bail out back in 2010. He joins us from London. We're also joined by Dr Eckhard Lubkemeier, the German Ambassador to Ireland.