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Anna Curtin presents the weekly business programme, In Business, each Thursday from 6 to 7pm. This one hour programme offers buisness advice from industry leaders, profiles of both new and established enterprises, new developments and awards. If you have a story which you feel may be of interest to In Business listeners please contact Anna by email.

Anna Curtin presents the weekly business programme, In Business, each Thursday from 6 to 7pm. This one hour programme offers buisness advice from industry leaders, profiles of both new and established enterprises, new developments and awards. If you have a story which you feel may be of interest to In Business listeners please contact Anna by email.
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Tralee, Ireland

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Anna Curtin presents the weekly business programme, In Business, each Thursday from 6 to 7pm. This one hour programme offers buisness advice from industry leaders, profiles of both new and established enterprises, new developments and awards. If you have a story which you feel may be of interest to In Business listeners please contact Anna by email.

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English

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066 7123666


Episodes

In Business - September 20th, 2018

9/21/2018
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This week Mary Mullins spoke to Tony Foley, DCU economist and author of Alcohol Excise Tax in Europe: Where Does Ireland Rank? on the Drinks Industry Group of Ireland’s call for an alcohol excise tax cut. Marc O’Dwyer, CEO of Big Red Cloud spoke about the January 1st deadline for Revenue modernising its PAYE system and the impacts this will have on Kerry businesses. Padraig O’Riordan, stockbroker at Redmayne Bentley, Cork talked stockbroking, as they exhibit at the National Ploughing...

Duration:00:47:30

In Business - September 13th, 2018

9/14/2018
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This week Mary Mullins spoke to Gerry Hartnett about BlueBird Care creating new jobs in Kerry. Geraldine King spoke about the National Recruitment Federation’s pre-budget submission highlighting the skills shortage. Helen Burns, Action Coach business coach talked about the importance of planning for your business. Plus, Michal Galvin of National Business Machines spoke about printers being as popular as ever and their upcoming roadshow in Killarney.

Duration:00:44:43

In Business - September 6th, 2018

9/7/2018
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This week Mary Mullins spoke to Nicola Lynch whose Zenergy juices will be sold in Kerry SuperValu stores after she took part in the Food Academy programme. Jeremy Burke and Michael John Kearney talked about the upcoming Castleisland Chamber Alliance economic forum. David Leydon of IFAC gave the details of their sentiment tracker of food and agri businesses; and MEP Deirdre Clune talked about what she says is the need for EU protected status for terminally ill workers.

Duration:00:50:04

In Business - August 30th, 2018

9/4/2018
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This week Mary Mullins spoke to Orla Walsh whose chocolate biscuit cake will be sold in Kerry SuperValu stores after she took part in the Food Academy programme. Carol Brick, Financial Advisor and Managing Director of CWM Wealth Management Ltd. answered questions on pensions, life covers, savings, and investments. Plus, Vera O’Donovan of Bord Iascaigh Mhara talked about FLAG funding available for Kerry coastal communities.

Duration:00:49:06

In Business - August 23rd, 2018

8/24/2018
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In Business - August 23rd, 2018

Duration:00:39:39

In Business - August 16th, 2018

8/17/2018
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This week Mary Mullins spoke to the new head of Bank of Ireland in Kerry, Deirdre Twomey; AquaDome CEO Kieran Ruttledge talked about how the good weather impacted on business; and Tom Randles of the Irish Hotels Federation talked about threats to the 9% VAT rate.

Duration:00:46:19

In Business - August 9th, 2018

8/10/2018
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This week Mary Mullins spoke to Denis Butler of An Bata Cam about his craft business sending parts of Kerry around the world. We heard about the technology behind the new Tralee crime text alert system with Brian Stephenson of ZinMobi. How many breaks are staff legally allowed to take at work? Alan Hickey of Peninsula Ireland gave us the details, and Des O’Broin of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland spoke about the rise in construction tender prices.

Duration:00:50:14

In Business - August 2nd, 2018

8/3/2018
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This week on In Business Eamonn spoke about the benefits of taking on a franchise, how a West Kerry business went about setting up their own open farm, the latest hotel and catering industry courses available locally and he asks can businesses in the county trust social media after recent negative press.

Duration:00:48:51

In Business - July 26th, 2018

7/27/2018
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This week Mary Mullins spoke to Kerry County Council’s Joan McCarthy and Fáilte Ireland’s Fiona Monaghan on the new Kerry activity brochure; Jeremy Burke, PRO of Castleisland Chamber Alliance gave details on the Castleisland Town Audit; Mícheál Ó hÉanaigh talked about the Údarás na Gaeltachta Strategic Plan 2018-2020; and Neil McDonnell of ISME spoke on the Personal Injuries Commission report.

Duration:00:50:04

In Business - July 19th, 2018

7/20/2018
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This week Mary Mullins spoke to Tracey Donnery of Skillnet Ireland about the Women ReBOOT programme. Paul Ruane, MD of Midpoint Creative spoke about the new Tralee branding, which he developed. Sarah McGurrin of Orca Financial talked about the financial implications of separation and divorce. Plus, Minister of State Seán Kyne spoke about a new website for the Atlantic Economic Corridor.

Duration:00:50:02

In Business - July 12th, 2018

7/13/2018
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This week Mary Mullins spoke to Lorraine Higgins of Retail Excellence; they want tax fairness measures to protect retailers from cheap imports. Great news for IT Tralee this week; it’s taking part in an €800,000 R&D programme with Kostal - Dr Danny Riordan spoke more about this. Gill Brennan of the Irish ProShare Association talked about reforms they would like to see in employee share ownership. Sailor Joan Mulloy, who will be competing in the Solitaire du Figaro in France next month, spoke...

Duration:00:49:03

In Business - July 5th, 2018

7/6/2018
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This week Mary Mullins spoke to Ger McEnery of San Jose Tree Surgeons who is nearly 20 years in business. Chairman and founder of Contracting Plus, Ballyheigue native Michael Dineen talked about how professional contracting could help the worker shortage. Eamonn Sayers of the Guinness Enterprise Centre spoke about the Prosper Kerry event in Killarney. Plus, we heard about the 175 new jobs created by Fexco in Killorglin from CEO of Fexco, Denis McCarthy and CEO of Enterprise Ireland, Julie...

Duration:00:48:01

In Business - June 28th, 2018

6/29/2018
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This week Mary Mullins spoke to Alan O’Shea about his invention, Rodfendr - a fishing rod rest, and launching his crowdfunding campaign. Kim Elliot from Waterville, who recently won a Connect Kerry Women in Business Award, spoke about Rocket Deliveries, her business delivering organic, locally grown produce to your door. The Aghadoe Heights Hotel and Spa has become the first hotel in Kerry to get China Ready Status; hotel manager Niall Coffey and Dr Tony Lenehan of COTRI (the China Outbound...

Duration:00:48:45

In Business - June 21st, 2018

6/22/2018
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This week Mary Mullins spoke to Killarney man Finán O’Donoghue, founder and CEO of Campsited.com; General Manager of the Imperial Hotel Tralee, Derek Carroll spoke about the hotel being the first business to sign up to the GLAN Tralee initiative; Chairman of Kerry Airport, Denis Cregan discussed the facility’s recent AGM; and Chief Executive Office of Image Magazine, Clodagh Edwards talked about the Pitch female entrepreneur competition.

Duration:00:49:15

In Business - June 14th, 2018

6/15/2018
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This week Carol Brick of CWM Wealth Management answered questions about pensions, life cover, savings, and investments. Declan Sugrue spoke about the co-working space he has created in Cahersiveen, OfficeLight. Tara Kerry of Fáilte Ireland talked about Taste Kerry being chosen for the Step Change programme. Managing Director of Iceland Ireland, Ron Metcalfe spoke about opening a second Kerry store in Listowel and future plans.

Duration:00:49:46

In Business - June 7th, 2018

6/8/2018
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This week Mary Mullins spoke to Brid McElligott about Springboard+ courses at IT Tralee for employees and job seekers to upskill. Ogie Sheehy talked about moving to Boston in order for his Tralee based company ViClarity to take on the States. Jim Urell of Property Button told us about their new service which makes moving less painful for tenants, landlords and estate agents. And Marc O’Dwyer of Big Red Cloud spoke about a survey of their clients which revealed SME’s feel competitively...

Duration:00:50:00

In Business - May 31st, 2018

6/1/2018
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This week Mary Mullins spoke to Gearoid Kearney of MyAccessHub about the Tralee-based start-up being named Best Social/Sustainable Start-up in Ireland. He also spoke about his time on the New Frontiers national entrepreneur development programme, and the New Frontiers Programme Manager at IT Tralee, Sarah Flaherty talked about seeking new participants. Minister of State for Trade, Employment and Business, Pat Breen spoke about Taking Care of Business – an event for SMEs and people thinking...

Duration:00:46:14

In Business - May 24th, 2018

5/25/2018
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This week Mary Mullins spoke to Mairead Moriarty of The Lark Within in Brosna about her business and the concept of life coaching. Director of Safety and Training of the Construction Industry Federation, Dermot Carey talked about claims there aren’t enough apprentices to meet housing and infrastructure demands. Women entrepreneurs face isolation, problems accessing finance, and sacrifice family time – Tweeting Goddess Samantha Kelly spoke about the findings of a Women’s Inspire Network poll....

Duration:00:48:23

In Business - May 17th, 2018

5/18/2018
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This week Mary Mullins spoke to Donal Liston, Chair of Ballybunion Community Forum about the launch of their new website and marketing plan for the town. Brian Crooke of Office Worker Health gave tips for office-based workers and their employers on improving health and wellbeing. Caroline Birch spoke about launching her business Wild Adventure Way, and BIM CEO Jim O’Toole talked about their new corporate strategy.

Duration:00:47:52

In Business - May 10th, 2018

5/11/2018
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On this weeks In Business Mary Mullins will catches up with fifth class pupils from Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn who are taking part in The Junior Entrepreneur Programme. Mary also talks about the Kerry Expo which takes place this Sunday; she’ll be talking to Breandán Fitzgerald, the Dingle man appointed Wild Atlantic Way Kerry Director on the B&B Ireland board. Also, Louise and Ciara Nolantalk about the Nolan & Hilsers Jewellers 25th anniversary.

Duration:00:48:21