The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 14 March 2020

The Business

The Business

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

Businesses React To COVID-19

Businesses React To COVID-19

As schools, creches, museums and galleries close, businesses all over the country are wondering whether to stay open, whether they can afford to close and whether they can survive the hit of COVID-19. We speak to various small business owners and an aviation expert to see how various industries are dealing with the coronavirus.

Jaime Heaslip

Jaime Heaslip

On the rugby pitch Jamie Heaslip wasn't afraid to get stuck into rucks. Since retirement he's kept that up in the field of business, investing in various companies including Pointy which sold for around 140 million euro to Google and now with his involvement in Flender, a company that's looking at shaking up business lending. Does he miss rugby?

Vintage Kitchen

Vintage Kitchen

There are plenty of signs of good community spirit around the country, with businesses doing what they can to help them. One business who started a trend this week was the Vintage Kitchen in Dublin. Chef Sean Drugan has offered free meals to medical staff, to help them while they work on the frontline of the coronavirus outbreak.

Around The World

Around The World

Now from bunkers to business class travel - let's go to some more stories about the coronavirus around the world. Siobhan O'Connell of Business Plus Magazine is here to discuss what's going on Around The World

Trad Tales

Trad Tales

With most St Patrick's Day events being cancelled it will be a blow to many people including traditional Irish musicians around the country who would usually get a boost in gigs this time of year. But what is it like to work as a professional playing traditional Irish music? Liam Geraghty has been finding out.

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Begin The Beguine

Begin The Beguine

Artie Shaw

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Presenter: Richard Curran

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