The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 26 September 2020

The Business

The Business

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

Lockdown Behaviour

Lockdown Behaviour

This week Taoiseach Micheál Martin announced that Donegal will be moving to level three restrictions. But should the Government announce a lockdown in advance to suit businesses or is it too risky a strategy for health reasons? We're joined in studio by Pete Lunn, Head of the ESRI's Behavioural Research Unit.

Irish Influencer Life

Irish Influencer Life

Earlier this week, we heard of a possible Government campaign to hire influencers to bring Covid-19 messaging to younger people. But who are these influencers and what kind of money do they make? Liam Geraghty has been finding out about #influencerlife.

Comic Writing

Comic Writing

Nick Roche has drawn on David Hasselhoff to shape his day-job as a comic writer. With an impressive CV that has seen him draw for global brands such as Transformers and Marvel comics. He is now looking forward to the publication of his own comic Scarenthood next month.

100 Years of Trading

100 Years of Trading

The future around Brexit remains unclear for Irish exporters. This week hauliers in the UK learned of potential two day delays at a de facto border in Kent. We could probably learn a thing or two from the 100 year old history of the Irish International Trading Corporation, based in Cork. Kieran McCarthy has been looking at their history.

Money Laundering

Money Laundering

This week, we've had a number of money laundering operations uncovered by Gardaí and British police. Cleaning dirty money is big business according to our next guest, Jeffrey Robinson, US author of The Laundrymen.

The Return of Spitting Image

The Return of Spitting Image

Spitting Image is set to return to the small screen. The satire show was first broadcast in 1984 but now it's back with some fresh new faces. To tell us more about the world of satire we are joined by Gary Cooke of Apres Match and Lisa Garvey, an impersonator for RTE Radio 1's Callan's Kicks.

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Last Goodbye

Last Goodbye

Vitamin String Quarter

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Presenter: Richard Curran

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