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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

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

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

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

Older Wiser - Job Hunting

6/16/2018
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Job hunting at the best of times is challenging but add maturity of years into the mix, candidates can find themselves facing biases they really should'nt have to. Michael Comyn, broadcaster & executive coach joins Richard to talk about the challenges facing a person of actual lived experience in the world fitting into a new corporate culture.

Duration:00:06:54

Cryptocurrency - Liam Geraghty

6/16/2018
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There has been a sharp drop in the price of bitcoin & other virtual currencies after South Korean crptocurrency exchange Coinrail was hacked last weekend. Are they just a fad? Liam Geraghty brings us this report.

Duration:00:06:04

Future of Social Media Marketing

6/16/2018
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Facebook as a media platform took a beating earlier this week with news that fewer people use the platform to consume news. The Reuters Institute report citied user concerns about privacy & the complication of distinguishing real from fake news as factors in the decline. In studio are Jenny Taaffe, CEO iZest Marketing & James Dunne, Teneco PSG.

Duration:00:08:57

Tax Haven - Foreign Direct Investment

6/16/2018
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This week a report from a group of academics in the US & Denmark called "The Mission Profits of Nations" named Ireland the world's "biggest tax haven" & former Greek Finance Minister Yannis Varoufakis accused us of free riding on the rest of Europe. Frank Barry, Economist at the Trinity School of Business joins Richard in studio this morning.

Duration:00:08:25

Profile - Tom Keogh - Keoghs Crisps

6/16/2018
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Richard is joined by Tom Keogh whose family have for over 200 years been growing potatoes in north county Dublin but it was Tom Keogh's decision in 2007 to start making crisps out of surplus spuds that put the Keogh's family brand on a global stage.

Duration:00:21:22

Invest in Art

6/9/2018
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When it comes to investment, Irish people have always been obsessed with property, but should we be taking after our wealthy Swiss neighbours & considering the art market as a good home for our spare millions. Roseanne McDonnell, organiser of Art Business Summit Ireland joins Richard in studio.

Duration:00:08:02

Irish Beauty Industry - Liam Geraghty

6/9/2018
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According to a recent report the worldwide skincare products industry is forecast to reach 135 billion dollars by 2021 & Irish skincare companies will be vying to make their contrution to that figure. Liam Geraghty brings us this report.

Duration:00:05:25

Extreme Ireland - Keith McDonald

6/9/2018
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Keith McDonnell is the founder & owner of Extreme ireland Adventures, a tour operator that brings people around the country from Dublin to see the sights and what started as a yearly break from his IT career, has grown into a sizable multifaceted business with 130 employees.

Duration:00:09:09

Profile: George Mullan

6/9/2018
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Richard's guest left a career in pharmaceuticals when he bought a compny that made playing pitches, in 2001 George Mullan took over Support in Sport of SIS pitches & in the 17 years since, the trajectory of the company has been up including a contract for 6 of 12 new pitches in the World Cup in Russia this summer.

Duration:00:17:02

Brexit

6/9/2018
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Brexit & UK PM Teresa May's position on the border backstop has been welcomed as a positive first step - end date of 2021 which May agreed to after Brexit Secretary David Davis threatened resignation for the 5th time. John McGrane, DG of the British Irish Chamber & Michael White, former political editor of the Guardian join Richard.

Duration:00:11:58

Siobhán O'Connell

6/2/2018
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Buisness Around the World - Our monthly look at the week's international stories

Duration:00:05:40

Rupert Hogg

6/2/2018
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Cathay Pacific

Duration:00:11:05

Kingsley Aikens

6/2/2018
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Networking - Just schmoozing or a path to success?

Duration:00:09:52

Listed Buildings in Dublin City

6/2/2018
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A report by Liam Geraghty

Duration:00:06:33

Orla Kiely

6/2/2018
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Celebrating 21 years in design and 20 years with the Kilkenny Shop

Duration:00:11:07