The Business

    Saturday 10 - 11am

    The Business Saturday 26 April 2014

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    The Business

    A weekly look at the world of business and personal finance with Richard Curran
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    The New Face of Ryanair

    Keeping Ryanair's Michael O Leary in check might not be the easiest or most enviable task, but that's exactly what Kenny Jacobs has signed up for. He was recently appointed as chief marketing officer at the airline. He joins us in studio.
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    Peering Behind The Pillar Banks

    Ireland's two pillar banks had a very different week. At Bank of Ireland's AGM, a rosy view was presented of the banks future, while it emerged the state will get more shares instead of cash as a dividend from AIB. We're joined by economist Cormac Lucey and Laura Noonan from Thompson Reuters to discuss.
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    The Business Brain Behind Buzz Lightyear

    Buzz Lightyear, Woody, Nemo, the Incredibles and the grumpy old man in Up, are all characters created by Pixar, the famous animation company founded back in 1986 by Ed Catmull. Buzz and his buddies have brought in over $8 billion at the box office. Ed Catmull joins us from London.
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    The Toy Trade

    Well if you happen to be in possession of any Toy Story figures it might be wise to hide them away from the kids as they could be worth a tidy sum some day. It seems that vintage toys can be a clever investment as our own toy boy reporter Liam Geraghty has been finding out.
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    Riding High After Rejection

    This week saw the very public rejection handed down to David Moyes when he was fired as the manager of Manchester United. Of course, everyone has experienced rejection, but how do you bounce back? We're joined by psychology lecturer, Dr Melona Kirrane, and Mick Dillon MD of Cars Ireland

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Main Theme / Rebel Run Blockade
      Composer: John Williams
      Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra/John Williams
      Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra/John Williams
      Album: Lucasfilm
      Duration: 0:20
    • Title: Cantina Band
      Composer: John Williams
      Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra/John Williams
      Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra/John Williams
      Album: Lucasfilm
      Duration: 0:11
    • Title: Teddy Bears' Picnic
      Composer: John Bratton And Jimmy Kennedy
      Performer(s): University Of Oregon Chamber Choir
      Performer(s): University Of Oregon Chamber Choir
      Album: Soundwaves Recording
      Duration: 0:11
    • Title: Cello Concerto In A Minor Rv420 - Movement Iii - Allegro
      Composer: Vivaldi
      Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra, Han-Na Chang, London Symp
      Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra, Han-Na Chang, London Symp
      Album: EMI
      Duration: 0:25

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