The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 15 February 2020

The Business

The Business

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

John Burke: A Life In Hotels

John Burke: A Life In Hotels

John Burke of the Armada Hotel has been in the hotel business all his life. He took over the business from his Dad in 1999. A lot has happened since, the business has grown substantially, he's been in trouble with the banks and even climbed Mount Everest. We go back to the early days, when his father set up his business 50 years ago.

When Love and Business Merge

When Love and Business Merge

Yesterday restaurants bulged and florist sales shot up as lovebirds all over the country spent precious moments together for Valentine's Day. But imagine spending all your time with the one you love. Our own lothario Liam Geraghty has been meeting couples who are partners in life and business.

Stock Market V Society

Stock Market V Society

There were some people in a tizzy about the prospect of a Sinn Fein led Government. It looked like the markets weren't responding very positively. But by the end of the week they had recovered all those losses. As a country should we be concerned at all about what the markets think? We ask activist Grace Dyas and CEO Paul Sommerville.

The Art of Compromise

The Art of Compromise

The papers are full of the machinations of Government formation, who is going to match with who. It's all about compromise Aura McMenamin has been finding out what would you be unwilling to compromise over, and we speak to Sabina Walsh from the Mediator Academy and Louise Campbell from Robert Walters Recruitment Ireland about political compromise

The Secret Life of The Waiter

The Secret Life of The Waiter

On the morning after the night before - are you still feeling loved up, left out, or light of pocket? Valentines is of course one of the busiest nights for restaurants. But what do the restaurant staff see on the night, loving couples or lots of loathing! We get the inside view from Aoife Carrigy, a waiter for 15 years, now a food writer.

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Presenter: Richard Curran

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