Joining Richard in studio to look back at our pick of The Business stories of 2017 is Fergal O'Rourke, managing partner at PWC, Marie Sherlock, economist with SIPTU & Financial journalists Jill Kirby, of the Sunday Times & Dan O'Brien, of the Irish Times.
The Irish Whiskey industry has seen its fair share of ups & downs over the past century but is on something of a renaissance. Richard has been catching up on the past, present & future of Irish whiskey with the people who distill it.
Tomorrow is Christmas Eve & for Santa Claus, Mrs Claus & all the elves it is their busiest time of the year. But what about the other holiday enterprises? With the likes of Easter & Halloween already gone what do their patrons do for the rest of the year? Liam Geraghty has been finding out.