The Business

    Saturday 10 - 11am

    The Business Saturday 28 June 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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    Fiona Muldoon

    We're joined in studio by Fiona Muldoon, who left her position as director of Credit Institutions and Insurance Supervision in the Central Bank in May after several years in the pivotal role, during which she gained attention for her criticism of how mortgage lenders were dealing with indebted homeowners.
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    Tony O'Reilly

    The financial fate of Ireland's first billionaire Tony O Reilly was sealed yesterday when a request for more time to repay his AIB debts was refused. It's been described as an ignominious end to what was a startling career.We're joined by Mark Paul of Irish Times and Rory Godson, Managing Partner of the Powerscourt Group.
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    Niall Harbison

    In 2012, Niall Harbison sold Simply Zesty - a company he had co-founded - for around 2 million euro. Not one for resting on his laurels, he now runs restaurant review site Lovin' Dublin as well as the image library PR Slides, and has just published a book called "Get S H * T Done"...
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    Failure

    Donald Trump and Richard Branson both failed before they succeeded, and even Thomas Edison reportedly made 10,000 attempts before inventing the very first light bulb. Failure can even be a surprising catalyst for success. We met some Irish business people who haven't allowed failure to hold them back.
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    Being Yourself in the Office

    Personality and professionalism - can the two every mix? Two new studies reach conflicting conclusions. We're joined by John Fitzgerald, career coach and MD of Harmonics Coaching, to find a conclusion of our own.

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: El Mariachi
      Composer: El Mariachi Mexico
      Performer(s): El Mariachi Mexico
      Performer(s): El Mariachi Mexico
      Album: Musart
      Duration: 0:27
    • Title: You Woke Me Up
      Composer: Andrew Bird
      Performer(s): Andrew Bird
      Performer(s): Andrew Bird
      Album: Wegawam Records
      Duration: 0:23
    • Title: Jazz Wedding March
      Composer: The Beau Hunks
      Performer(s): The Beau Hunks
      Performer(s): The Beau Hunks
      Album: Basta Music
      Duration: 0:11

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