Richard's first guest is Stephen McIntyre who has been heading up Twitter's sales operations in Europe, the Middle East & Africa since they first established their offices back in Dublin on 2012. Stephen has led Twitter Ireland to being the company's largest international operation, with over 250 employees in this country alone.
Every year around 55,000 students sit the Leaving Cert Exams & it has spawned a whole industry of grinds, extra revisions & numerous text books which can all add up to a whole pile of money! Our reporter Evelyn O'Rourke met up with some of the teachers & parents who are knee deep in the grinds industry.
We might think having a lot of options is a luxury of modern living, something we should embrace. But the rise & rise of limited range discounters like Aldi & Lidl tapping into part of our psyche that wants other people to make decisions for us? In studio with Richard is Karen Hand, Strategic Planner & Social Psychologist.
A new batch of bright sparks graduated from the Innovation Academy at UCD this week. Now in its 5th year, the academy offer students of all disciplines, a learning space unlike any they have worked in before. Our very own innovator Liam Geraghty took a visit to the academy to learn how they do things differently & spoke to some of the gradutates.