The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 14 October 2017

The Business

The Business

A weekly look at the world of business and personal finance with Richard Curran

Evelyn O'Toole

Evelyn O'Toole

Twenty three years ago Clifden woman Evelyn O'Toole founded her own expert testing company with a vision to support fellow scientists living & working in the West of Ireland. Her company Complete Lab Solutions has grown in scope & scale ever since, with a client list made up of indigenous & multinational names.

Behavioural Economics

Behavioural Economics

Earlier this week it was announced that this year's Nobel Prize for Economics went to Professor Richard Thaler of the University of Chicago. Thaler's theories now underpin many of the directions modern governments & societies are taking these days from opt out policies for organ donation to the popularity of e-cigarettes. Professor Liam Delaney of the Geary Institute in UCD joins Richard in studio this morning.

Data Centres

Data Centres

Subject to planning permission, the commercial court announced it was clearing the way for the multinational tech giant, Apple, to build a data centre in Athenry, Co Galway. It seems Ireland has become something of a global destination for these facilities, with Microsoft announcing it would be powering its Dublin based data centre with wind energy sourced in Kerry. Joining Richard in studio this morning is Maurice Mortell, Managing Director of Equinox Ireland.

Storytellers

Storytellers

Fergal Nealon is the man behind StoryTracks.ie - an app where locals can upload their stories for tourists to listen to as they travel throughout the country. The app was winner of Best Pitch at the DCU Ryan Academy U-start Accelerator Programme Demo Day last week & Liam Geraghty has the story.

Interviews

Interviews

Conducting an interview is a skill & one that for the sake of both sides in the exchange, deserves to be finely tuned. Louise Campbell, MD of Robert Walters Recruitment is here in studio with a few tips on how to ask the right question.

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Presenter: Richard Curran

Producer: Sinéad Egan                      

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