The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 18 January 2020

The Business

The Business

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

Ross Lewis

Ross Lewis

Ross Lewis is a legend of the Irish restaurant trade. He opened his restaurant Chapter One in 1993 and went on to achieve a Michelin star, survive a recession and train a number of award-winning chefs in the process. Originally from Cork, his name is now synonymous with high-end dining in Dublin

Dry January

Dry January

In this month of fresh starts and good intentions, 'Dry January' has become a popular trend. But something that started out as a one-month challenge to go without alcohol seems to be becoming more and more prevalent throughout the calendar year, as our reporter Liam Geraghty has been finding out:

George Monbiot

George Monbiot

There was traffic chaos in the heart of Dublin this week when around 100 tractors arrived to stage a protest, once again, about the price of beef. George Monbiot thinks we should discourage anyone from going into animal husbandry. His documentary 'Apocalypse Cow' enraged some for declaring that the future of food will leave farming in the past.

History of Uniforms

History of Uniforms

This week, the Aer Lingus uniform was given an update by fashion designer Louise Kennedy. Originally designed in brown by Sybil Connolly in 1945, it only adopted its signature green colour a few years later. But who came up with the idea of uniforms for workplaces originally? Writer Jessica Traynor has been finding out

Election Slogans

Election Slogans

Well election 2020 kicked into gear this week, and already it's shaping up to be an unpredictable ride. We've heard criticism of some of the slogans the parties have adopted. We ask John Fanning, Lecturer at the Smurfit Business School and Kate Shanahan, Head of Journalism at TU Dublin if our politicians could learn anything from business.

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Santa Fé

Santa Fé

Moondog

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Horizons

Horizons

Andrew Finn Magill

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Presenter: Richard Curran

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