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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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Dublin, Ireland

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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

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

London Calling

10/6/2018
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Last week we brought you the view from the Irish Border on Brexit. This week saw more Brexit shenanigans so we decided to ask London based Irish comedian Gráinne Maguire to give her take on how the Irish Diaspora are feeling as Brexit looms.

Duration:00:06:47

The Kennedy Sisters

10/6/2018
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Louise and Caroline Kennedy occupy two different business worlds. Louise has run one of Ireland’s most recognisable fashion labels for decades. Caroline runs her own Public Relations company. Originally from Tipperary, business is in their blood. For many years their parents ran a drapery shop JK Maloneys in Thurles.

Duration:00:19:20

Max Benjamin

6/30/2018
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Ten years ago Wickow brothers, David & Mark van Den Bergh developed the Max Benjamin brand of candles out of a craft candle enterprise their sister Orla founded in the late 1990s. Their scented candles & diffusers are now sold around the world in 45 different countries. David & Mark join Richard in studio this morning.

Duration:00:10:12

Personal Brand - Louise Campbell

6/30/2018
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Have a scan around your office on Mon morning are you surrounded by Scrum ninjas, Digital prophets & Directors of Better, do you have an equally evocative job title that makes you & your job sound cool? The fact is that modern job title arms race has accelerated in recent years. Louise Campbell of Robert Walters Recruitment Agency joins Richard.

Duration:00:06:46

Wrestling - Liam Geraghty

6/30/2018
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For wrestling fans, the 80s are often referred to as the "Golden Age" as the expansion of cable televison & pay per-view, coupled with the efforts of promoters brought wrestling to a wider audience. Our reporter Liam Geraghty has been looking at the growing wrestling scene in Ireland.

Duration:00:07:01

Rediscovery Centre

6/30/2018
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Underneath the candy-striped chimney of one of Ballymun's most iconic buildings is a community business dedicated to getting more out of the things we throw away. The Rediscovery Centre refurbishes & recycles everything from furniture to fashion, bicyles to paint, all of which are then sold in the centre's eco store. Sinéad Egan reports.

Duration:00:07:47

Profile: Mary McKenna - Tour America

6/30/2018
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Richard is joined by Mary McKenna, founder & MD of Tour America, a company that has survived Nine-Eleven, the Icelandic ash cloud & an earth-shaking recession & yet has never failed to profit.

Duration:00:20:22

Doolin Aran Ferry

6/23/2018
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Doolin is the home of entrepreneur Eugene Garrihy who added a new 200-seater ferry - Star of Doolin - to his business Doolin2Aran Ferries just two weeks ago. The investment is the biggest ever made in a single vessel on the west coast of Ireland.

Duration:00:05:55

Music - Gráinne Cotter

6/23/2018
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The jazz singer Gráinne Cotter sings "Change Me".

Duration:00:03:42

Local Businesses

6/23/2018
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Irene Hamilton is the founder of Scattery Island Tours, Gerard Talty is the co-owner and founder of Wild Irish Seaweed and Jean McCabe is the owner of the Willow chain of ladies boutiques, which has stores in Ennis and in Galway City.

Duration:00:12:32

Brendan O'Regan

6/23/2018
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In Shannon Airport, a bronze bust of Brendan O’Regan takes pride of place, commemorating a man whose imagination grew Shannon airport into what it is today. Brian O’Connell, Brendan’s biographer and Matthew Thomas, CEO of Shannon Group.

Duration:00:15:39