The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 18 July 2020

The Business

The Business

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

Ryanair - Eddie Wilson

Ryanair - Eddie Wilson

It's been another turbulent week for the aviation industry. It's looking like neither the United States nor the UK are likely to be on the 'Green List' of safe countries for travel. Ryanair have announced plans to cut up to 1000 flights between Ireland and the UK in coming months. I'm joined by the CEO of Ryanair Eddie Wilson.

Turning Away Tourists

Turning Away Tourists

There was unease this week about international tourists who are coming to Ireland for holidays. American visitors have always got a very warm welcome in Ireland, but the reception has been a lot cooler this time round. This has left many businesses in a very tricky position turning away customers. Liam Geraghty has been hearing their stories

Patricia Scanlon of Soapbox Labs

Patricia Scanlon of Soapbox Labs

Many of us have been experiencing home schooling this year. Patricia Scanlon of Soapbox Labs has developed new voice tech for children to help with reading skills. The technology is licensed to other companies to use for toys, robots and games and the company recently landed over 6 million in series A funding.

The Wedding Business

The Wedding Business

Tara Fay, Luxury Event and Destination Wedding Planner and John Burke, owner of The Armada Hotel at Spanish Point in Co. Clare talk about the current struggles in the wedding business. We are also joined by Dave Browne, lead singer of the band Picturehouse, and the wedding band The Controversial Allstars who perform at up to 50 weddings a year.

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Presenter: Richard Curran

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