The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 16 March 2019

The Business

The Business

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

Crops, Crisps and Rollercoasters

Crops, Crisps and Rollercoasters

Our first guest was making millions from farming in his early twenties but less than ten years later, he owed the banks a small fortune. Left with nothing, he raffled his farm and set up Largo Foods. Since then he gobbled up the crisp market with Perri, Hunky Dorys and later Tayto. Ray Coyle joins us in studio.

Brexit Exposes Exporting Failures

Brexit Exposes Exporting Failures

As Brexit battles enter their next phase, the whole debacle is showing up an over reliance on the British market for many Irish businesses. We're joined by Martin McVicar, Managing Director of Combi-lift, Alison Cowzer, of East Coast BakeHouse and Cormac Healy of Meat Industry Ireland to discuss.

Milking the St Patrick's Day Marketing Machine

Milking the St Patrick's Day Marketing Machine

Tomorrow the world's tallest building, Niagara Falls and the Sydney Opera House will go green as part of St Patrick's Day global celebrations. But how does the day stack up financially, are we getting our money's worth from our Patron Saint? Conor Brophy, Communications Director with Teneo Ireland a CEO advisory firm, joins us in studio.

Dublin's Wrestling Queen

Dublin's Wrestling Queen

Later today my next guest will be taking part in Scrapper Mania at the national stadium in Dublin. She's one of the most popular wrestlers on the OTT wrestling scene. Karen Glennon from Rathfarnham in Dublin goes by Martina the Session Mot, a pyjama-clad party animal.

Giving Paddywhackery the Boot

Giving Paddywhackery the Boot

It seems that shamrocks and shillelaghs are being rejected by some Irish companies in favour of more modern symbols. Liam Geraghty takes a look at the businesses embracing more imaginative views of Ireland.

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Presenter: Richard Curran

Producer: Aideen McLoughlin

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