The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 25 January 2020

The Business

The Business

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

Mark Lyons

Mark Lyons

It was reported this week that Ireland has the fifth highest number of billionaires globally per-capita - 17 in total. Mark Lyons' family featured in that story. He has taken over Alltech, a company founded by his father Pearse Lyons in 1980 with €10,000. Now it employs 5,000 / 6000 people across 120 countries.

Composers

Composers

It was announced that the composer and conductor Eimear Noone from Galway, is to be the first ever woman to take charge of the orchestra at the Academy Awards. But what about the music score industry is it a lucrative one? We ask Sarah Glennane, CEO of the Screen Composers Guild and composer Jonathan Casey of Envision Sound

Vicky Pryce: Women Vs Capitalism

Vicky Pryce: Women Vs Capitalism

This week saw the world's leading economists come together for the summit at Davos to discuss issues such as Brexit. Vicky Pryce is no stranger to that world - she's worked in senior posts in private finance and UK government sectors. She has written a book called 'Women vs Capitalism: Why We Can't Have It All in a Free Market Economy'.

Are Cities Losing Their Hearts?

Are Cities Losing Their Hearts?

While the housing crisis makes headlines in the general election campaign, the discussion about what development we want to see in our cities continues. Candidates are being quizzed about the future of our urban areas. Liam Geraghty has been meeting people around the country to hear their concerns about the future of our high streets

Public Speaking

Public Speaking

Campaigning for Election 2020 is well and truly underway, with the first head-to-head leaders debate taking place during the week. The Taoiseach's pause over the drug taking question got people going. To learn more about the ways of public speaking, we ask public-speaking supremo Rowan Manahan

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Presenter: Richard Curran

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