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RTÉ - The Business

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The Business is a 1 hour show looking at business and enterprise in Ireland hosted by George Lee.

The Business is a 1 hour show looking at business and enterprise in Ireland hosted by George Lee.
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Location:

Dublin, Ireland

Networks:

RTE Ireland

Description:

The Business is a 1 hour show looking at business and enterprise in Ireland hosted by George Lee.

Language:

English

Contact:

RTÉ Donnybrook Dublin 4 1850-715150


Episodes

The Comeback Kings and Queens

11/10/2018
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The Spice Girls join a long list of artists announcing comeback tours. So are they back for the adulation, or the money, or both? Stuart Clarke from Hotpress Magazine joins us to discuss.

Duration:00:06:20

The Boom is Back?

11/10/2018
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Deputy Governor of the Central Bank, Ed Sibley, talks Brexit, Mortgage rates and whether we are more wealthy as a nation now than during the Celtic Tiger period.

Duration:00:09:51

Culinary Tales From Our Past

11/10/2018
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Máirtín Mac Con Iomaire, lecturer in Culinary Arts and Food technology at DIT, talks about the evolution of restaurants in Ireland.

Duration:00:08:35

A Slice of Bray's Food History

11/10/2018
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One of Ireland's first ever pizzerias, Pizzas N Cream, was founded in Bray in 1986. They closed their doors this week and Liam Geraghty was there as the dough ran out.

Duration:00:05:18

Ryanair Fly Back Into The News

11/10/2018
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Barry O'Halloran from The Irish Times discusses why the French authorities seized a plane forcing 149 passengers to disembark on Thursday.

Duration:00:03:16

New Beginnings After Storyful

11/10/2018
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Mark Little and Áine Kerr both have a background in tradition journalism working in places like RTÉ and The Irish Independent. They started working together in Storyful, which was later sold for 18 million euro in 2013. They're back with a new business, an on-line news service called Kinzen.

Duration:00:16:21

Back To Basics.

11/3/2018
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Medical students have spent so much time in front of screens and so little time using their hands that they've lost the dexterity for stitching or sewing up patients. That's according to Professor Roger Kneebone. Liam Geraghty has been finding out about the companies that teach life skills.

Duration:00:05:20

Grainne Seoige on forging a career in diamonds.

11/3/2018
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Grainne Seoige has a new sparkling career in diamonds. Now two years into the business, she joins us from South Africa.

Duration:00:11:00

Jacqueline O’Donovan talks about becoming the face of her family business.

11/3/2018
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Jacqueline O’Donovan, became managing director of O’Donovan Waste Disposal Ltd. at the age of 19. The company is one of the largest independent waste companies in London, dealing predominately with waste from construction sites. The company was established by her father in 1959.

Duration:00:18:28

Adrian Weckler and John Geary discuss the protests.

11/3/2018
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Adrian Weckler, tech editor with The Irish Independent and John Geary, UCD Professor of Employment Relations and Human Resources on whether unions will become a reality within tech companies.

Duration:00:08:39

Coral Movaselli runs the Dublin branch of Girls in Tech and talks about sexual harassment.

11/3/2018
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Thousands of workers in Google staged a walkout of their offices worldwide in protest at the company's handling of sexual harassment cases. Many were surprised at the protest as it was seen as a very unusual move for staff to take. Is Google alone in terms of staff discontent?

Duration:00:07:58

Scary Business

10/20/2018
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Brave reporter Liam Geraghty has been taking a look at some of the businesses making dough from Dracula.

Duration:00:17:37

Tommy Bowe's adventures in fashion

10/20/2018
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Tommy Bowe is well known for his speed on the pitch, but now he’s tackling the fashion industry.

Duration:00:12:20

Business issues post Brexit

10/20/2018
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Julie Sinnamon, CEO of Enterprise Ireland on what Irish businesses are facing post Brexit.

Duration:00:10:02

Bogroll Brexit trade - after the British leave

10/20/2018
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Dr Edgar Morgenroth of DCU Business School explains the potential pitfalls of Brexit.

Duration:00:06:13

The re-invention of Dylan McGrath

10/20/2018
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Restaurateur Dylan McGrath, the once angry young chef, has re-invented himself. It’s a decade since he won his first Michelin star at Mint restaurant. It went down during the recession, but he has bounced back to open several restaurants including Rustic Stone and Fade Street Social.

Duration:00:17:09

Time Called on Daylight Savings?

10/6/2018
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The Government has confirmed that the Irish public will be consulted on whether the State should end the practice of changing our clocks in Spring and Autumn. We gave our reporter Liam Geraghty some time to gather the thoughts of businesses on how this will affect them.

Duration:00:05:19

Protesting the Budget

10/6/2018
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This week over 10,000 protesters took to the streets to protest against the Government’s housing policy. But will these protests be in Paschal Donohoe's mind as he delivers Budget 2019? UCC Senior Lecturer and Sociologist, Niamh Hourigan, has been exploring whether protests have ever had an impact on decisions within the Department of Finance.

Duration:00:06:35

Ashoka Mody on Ireland, Brexit and the European Project

10/6/2018
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As Budget day looms, we've heard lots about household taxes and plenty about Brexit too. But what about other external factors. Former IMF official Ashoka Mody was a familiar face on these shores when the Troika were in town. He is very concerned about the future of the Euro. He also has concerns about Ireland. He joins us from Princeton.

Duration:00:09:10

Budget Breakdown

10/6/2018
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It looks like the Government has more money to spend in next week's budget than what was originally expected. The pre-budget White Paper was published this morning, it shows a surplus of more than €600 million, mainly due to strong growth in income tax receipts. Cliff Taylor of The Irish Times explains.

Duration:00:04:12