Goats Don't Shave
Pat Gallagher is a man who is well-used to a life on the road and having to find his own version of work life balance. He and his band “Goats Don't Shave” shot to fame and fortune with “Las Vegas (In the Hills of Donegal)' in the early 90's. He gave up touring for a while, but he's back on the road again and he dropped into Mammy Johnson's to discuss his career and play us a tune.
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.