The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 21 March 2020

The Business

The Business

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

Patrick Honohan

Patrick Honohan

The impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the world's economy won't be known for months to come - but yesterday Davy Stockbrokers predicted that Ireland's economy could contract in 2020, after several years of growth. Former Central Bank governor Patrick Honohan explains what effects this crisis may have on our economy.

Brendan Graham Interview

Brendan Graham Interview

We are joined by Irish singer-songwriter Brendan Graham who penned the Eurovision hits 'Rock n Roll Kids' and 'The Voice'. Graham talks about the cancellation of Eurovision and how redundancy brought him to music.

Coronavirus Impact on the Charity Sector

Coronavirus Impact on the Charity Sector

As the Coronavirus outbreak sparks lots of social media initiatives to help the most vulnerable through the crisis. It seems charitable organisations aren't faring so well, as fundraising events and collection-days continue to be cancelled. Suzanne Connolly is the CEO of Barnardos and she tells us how Barnardos are managing through the crisis.

Shutting up Shop - O'Neills on the Side-line

Shutting up Shop - O'Neills on the Side-line

Sportswear manufacturer O'Neills announced drastic measures in the face of the Coronavirus outbreak, as they've had to lay-off 750 of their staff at their factory. They are the largest employer in Strabane in Co. Tyrone and I'm joined by Managing Director of O'Neill's Kieran Kennedy.

Irish Tech Tackles Coronavirus

Irish Tech Tackles Coronavirus

Health and Technology experts across Ireland are working together to tackle the spread of coronavirus. We are joined by Martin Curley, Digital Lead at the HSE, Conor McGinn of Akara, Sonia Neary, CEO of Wellola; and Eamonn Costello of Patient M Power who are telling us how they are working to prevent coronavirus spread.

Heroes on the Front Line

Heroes on the Front Line

In the midst of the chaos caused by this virus, there are people working hard on the frontline. Everyone from checkout operators in supermarkets, to delivery drivers, to nurses and doctors, are all toiling away to keep society running. Liam Geraghty has been talking to some of our everyday heroes.

Music Played on the Show

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

The Beatles

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Presenter: Richard Curran

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