The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 9 December 2017

The Business

The Business

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

Brexit Border Deal

Brexit Border Deal

After a week that started with a premature celebration of victory before quickly descending into farce, yesterday morning saw an agreement finally being reached between the UK, the EU, the DUP & Republic of Ireland. Joining Richard in studio this morning are John McGrane, DG of British Irish Chamber of Commerce & Brendan Keenan, columnist with the Irish Independent.

Rachel Doyle - Arboretum Garden Centre

Rachel Doyle - Arboretum Garden Centre

Richards next guest is the founder of the Arboretum Garden Centre in Leighlinsbridge, Co. Carlow. What started as a modest enterprise has now become a multifaceted retail destination, with a 300 seater restuarant, clothing concessions & more than 400 thousand visitors every year.

An Post

An Post

While the internet may have caused something of an eistential crisis for the postal services around the world, the rise of online shopping is now creating something of a boom for them in the area of parcel delivery. Sinéad Egan visited An Post's Dublin Mails Centre in Knockmitten.

Purcell & Woodcock

Purcell & Woodcock

Gina and Morgan Cassidy founded the Purcell & Woodcock brand of affordable luxury candles & diffusers after Morgan's previous company finally succumbed to closure during the downturn. Their products are now available in over three thousand Irish outlets & are also breaking in to the UK market.

Christmas Trees - Liam Geraghty

Christmas Trees - Liam Geraghty

According to the Irish Christmas Tree Growers Association more than 600 thousand trees are expected to be harvested before the end of this year in Ireland. Our own evergreen reporter Liam Geraghty has been following one tree's journey!

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Presenter: Richard Curran

Producer: Sinéad Egan                      

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