Constantin Gurdiev, Adjunct Lecturer in Finance at Trinity College and Tom Lyons Senior Business Correspondent at The Irish Times, and co-author of two books about the Irish banking crisis went to see The Guarantee, written by Colin Murphy and directed by Ian Power, it tells the story of the night of the banking guarantee
One of the big retail stories of the week is the plan from Penney's parent company Primark to expand into the United States they've struck a deal with the department store giant Sears to open seven new outlets one of them at The King of Prussia Mall on the outskirts of Philadelphia it ranks as the biggest shopping centre on the American east coast. To assess the importance of the move Conor Brophy is joined by Damian O Reilly lecturer in Retail Management at The Dublin Institute of Technology
There was good news this week when The Lonely Planet ranked Ireland in its Top ten places to visit in 2015. Among those celebrating the news, presumably, was Michael Cawley, He stood down as Deputy Chief Executive of Ryanair - where he was Michael O'Leary's right hand man for seventeen years and among other positions accepted a job from Leo Varadkar as Chairman of Failte Ireland.
Well as you know, bonus' have been in the news here in Ireland for the past fortnight causing quite a stir for Irish Water. But it seems also across the global market - the bonus is back! One man who has taken many a bonus in his time, but is no longer a fan is writer and Ex London City banker Geraint Anderson