The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 23 January 2021

The Business

The Business

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

Aviation

Aviation

There's talk of passengers coming into Ireland facing quarantine for at least five days if they don't arrive with a negative Covid-19 test. This week there's been huge concentration on whether we should have mandatory quarantine at Irish airports. We're joined by Patrick Edmund from Altair Advisory to tell us more.

Designing Dublin

Designing Dublin

Many well known buildings across Ireland were designed by our next guest, his grandfather and great grandfather. David Browne, is the former president of the RIAI and managing director of RKD. a firm which employs over 150 people and is famous for landmarks like the Guinness Storehouse.

New York, New York

New York, New York

New York has been suffering a lot during this pandemic. According to local officials it's on life support as 300,000 residents have moved out. So, how can such a metropolis find its pulse again and persuade people that it's still a great place to live? Architect and presenter of RTE's Home Rescue Róisín Murphy joins us.

Young Collectors

Young Collectors

Is your spare room a shrine to teddy bears? Is your cabinet a display for thimbles from around the world? Collectors across Ireland have contributed to a surge in online auction sales for the likes of Sothebys and Ebay throughout the last number of months. This is a whole new generation of collectors as Liam Geraghty has been finding out.

Be Kind or Get Fired

Be Kind or Get Fired

Many people found the message of kindness and respect in Joe Biden's inauguration speech this week really inspiring. But how important is kindness in the world of work? We're joined by Yseult Freeney, Professor of Organisational Psychology at Dublin City University's Business School

Finding Inspiration in Darkness

Finding Inspiration in Darkness

It can be hard to concentrate at the moment as Covid-19 cases remain high, but are there ways to find inspiration in the darkness and maybe create work that is worthwhile or even beautiful? Actor and writer Margaret McAuliffe has been looking at how dark times can produce great work.

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Presenter: Richard Curran

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