Michael Earls grew up in rural east Galway & in the late nineties set up his own company, EasyFix, with the plan to make rubber mats to improve the comfort of animals in sheds. Now EasyFix products populate sheds of farms around the world, from the US to New Zealand. Michael joins Richard this morning.
The Dept of Finance have summoned heads of the banks to account for their behaviour in the ongoing tracker scandal. Serious questions remain around issues of corporate governance of the banks themselves & whether the Central Bank has sufficient power to protect the interest of customers. Cliff Taylor of the Irish Times joins Richard in studio this morning.
Richard's next guest walked away from her job with Vodafone to take the opportunity to set up her own enterprise, selling high quality lingerie in her own boutique in Ranelagh. Ciara Donlon is in studio this morning.
Spooks, scares & general grimness are not just for Hallowe'en, when it comes to how we spend our leisure time, espcially on holidays. Liam Geraghty has been looking at the link between tourism & our fascination with humanity's darker side.
Founder of 11890 Director Enquiries, Nicola Byrne is forging a way for businesses floundering their way through social media feedback & has branched out with Cloud 90, which keeps watch for company reputations online and helps them respond.