Last week the Governor of the Central Bank Philip Lane warned about the potential for overheating the economy if house building is ramped up too quickly. This week Ulster Bank released its latest Construction PMI showing the pace of growth in the sector had slowed - and we hear the thoughts of its chief economist Simon Barry on Governor Lane's words of caution.
Forecourt operator Applegreen published its half year results during the week - with its revenues and profits jumping by 20% in the period. With more cars on the road it's a good time to be in the fuel business - though CEO Bob Etchingham says they also have to work to deal with increasingly efficient engines and the prospect of electric cars
Also in the programme, PwC's managing partner Feargal O'Rourke tells us how Irish CEOS feel about Donald Trump and economist Jim Power tells people not to get too excited about what's in store in Budget 2018.