The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 4 July 2020

The Business

The Business

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

News - Travel Issues

News - Travel Issues

The National Public Health Emergency Team are telling people to only travel if necessary. With our own tourism industry on its knees you can imagine our first guest will be of the same opinion. We spoke to Maurice Pratt, the acting chairman of the Irish Tourism Industry Confederation.

Emer McLysaght's Farewell to Shops

Emer McLysaght's Farewell to Shops

Walking through many of our cities, towns and villages it's tough to see some businesses have decided to shut up shop for good. Author Emer McLysaght has been reflecting on when we've been here before and the closure of some of her favourite shops.

The Future for Urban Spaces

The Future for Urban Spaces

To look at whether there's anything we can do to rescue retail and restaurants and maybe re-imagine our towns and cities we're joined by Ali Grehan, Dublin City Architect; and Nick Corcoran, Co-founder of Cardinal Capital.

Moving to a Rural Town

Moving to a Rural Town

We've heard of many people who see a future working from home and are now considering a move to the countryside. Counties around Ireland have jumped on this opportunity to show the benefits of moving to a rural location. Our reporter Liam Geraghty has been finding out more.

Pat Kiely Interview

Pat Kiely Interview

This week Pat Kiely ended a career spanning over 20 years working at the heart of TV3 now Virgin Media. A former ad man, Pat is now setting up his own business venture. He joins us in studio.

Tik Tok

Tik Tok

Barely a day has passed in the last few months without a new TikTok sensation appearing on our screens. This week, the $100 bn dollar app announced that it is going to base its European Privacy Headquarters here in Ireland. We're joined now by Aifric O'Connell, 2FM DJ and former TikTokker for more.

Music Played on the Show

Just Follow My Lead

Just Follow My Lead

The Yamadas

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Presenter: Richard Curran

Producer: Aideen McLoughlin

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