The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 21 April 2018

The Business

The Business

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

Hard Border

Hard Border

Yesterday Taoiseach Leo Varadkar warned the EU could pull the plug on negotiations in June if Britain fails to put forward a coherent plan for the border. Joining Richard this morning is author & Journalist Darrach McDonald who has just published a book titled "Hard Border: walking through a century of Irish partition".

Profile - Deirdre McGlone

Profile - Deirdre McGlone

According to the National Geographic magazine the coolest place on the planet right now is county Donegal, which has been going from strength to strength as a tourist destination. Deirdre McGlone, who has been on the frontline of the battle to build that reputation for nearly 30 years now, joins Richard in studio.

Employers & Disability

Employers & Disability

The statistics around disability & employment in this country make for stark reading. Around 13 percent of the population are registered as having a disability but less than one third of the people with disabilities of working age actually have jobs. Joining Richard in studio this morning are Ross McCarthy, MD of Keystone Procurement, Colin Phelan & Seónaid O'Murchadha, project manager with the Employer Disability Service.

Escape Rooms - Liam Geraghty

Escape Rooms - Liam Geraghty

Escape Rooms is an emerging industry that invite you & your friends or colleagues to be locked in a room together, inside there are clues & puzzles to work together to figure your way out! Liam Geraghty reports.

Book Industry

Book Industry

The few years ago the idea of the demise of the printed book seemed inevitable given the unstoppable march of technology. In Ireland the publishing industry is going through what could be seen as a golden age with Irish writers producing best sellers & readers spending more money in the shops. Richard is joined by Maria Dickenson, MD of Dubray Books & Sarah Davis Goff, co-founder of Tramp Press.

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Presenter: Richard Curran

Producer: Sinéad Egan                      

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