Today With Sean O Rourke Wednesday 19 July 2017
50 Things that made the Modern Economy
What do leaded petrol, barbed wire, tax havens, concrete and the iPhone have in common?
Well they all feature in a new book – 50 Things That Made the Modern Economy – by Tim Harford, a Columnist with the Financial Times, BBC Broadcaster, who is also known as The Undercover Economist and he spoke to Sean O'Rourke about his new book.
Parc Uí Chaoimh
Now, the first game in the renovated Pairc Uí Chaoimh takes place tonight, ahead of the All Ireland hurling quarter finals next Saturday and Sunday at the venue.
Our reporter Brian O’Connell joined us now from the 45,000-capacity venue. He was there for us in January Brian when the grass was barely on the pitch,and he returned yesterday evening and brought two GAA legends back in with him.