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Posted on January 10, 2018

Demand for residential property in Dublin is sky-high, particularly around Grand Canal Dock. That's where development company Cairn Homes is building 122 new apartments. Cairn CEO Michael Stanley showed Ciarán around the building and talked about the high cost of construction, why we need to add more floors to our city centre buildings and what needs to be done to ameliorate the acute shortage of housing. 

Posted on January 04, 2018

2017 was another busy year for the Irish hotel industry with many new openings, customer growth and increased room rates. Tim Fenn, CEO of the Irish Hotels Federation, talks to Ciarán about the industry: the health of the market, whether value for money is being eroded, the impact of Brexit and the fight to retain the 9% VAT rate.

Posted on December 31, 2017

What challenges and opportunities face the Irish economy and business in 2018? Bank of Ireland chief executive Francesca McDonagh, Ibec CEO Danny McCoy and Irish Times columnist and technology entrepreneur Chris Horn, join Ciaran Hancock to look ahead to the next 12 months.

Posted on December 22, 2017

Cliff Taylor joins Ciarán Hancock to discuss what led to Ireland having Europe's fastest growing economy in 2017. Also casting a glance back at the year that was, Laura Slattery chronicles the ups and downs at RTÉ, Mark Paul reviews the extraordinary goings on at Independent News and Media, while Dominic Coyle and Joe Brennan have the latest on the ongoing tracker mortgage scandal and what might happen next.

In the second part of the show, Sport Ireland CEO John Treacy is this month’s guest on the Business of Sport, co-hosted by Mick O’Keeffe of Teneo PSG.

Posted on December 21, 2017

Five storey investment anchored by Molton Brown will likely sell for more than €9m guide.

Posted on December 20, 2017

Irish Life Assurance plc (“Irish Life”) has arranged a €335 million ‘bulk-annuity’ insurance policy (known as a ‘buy-in’) on behalf of Danske Bank’s Irish defined benefit pension scheme, in what is the largest transaction of its kind in Ireland to date.

Posted on December 19, 2017

UK risks lost pension generation as critics attack reforms. Sharp fall in self-employed savers despite record level of contributions.

Lowering the age limit from 22 to 18 will bring 900,000 more young people into workplace schemes


Posted on December 18, 2017
Irish Times columnist Chris Johns joins Laura Slattery and Cliff Taylor to discuss the Great Brexit Fudge and an apparent comeback by Prime Minister Theresa May.
Also on today's podcast, Proinsias O'Mahony on the Bitcoin bubble and Barry O'Halloran on Ryanair's industrial relations woes.
Posted on December 18, 2017

Chief economist at Davy Conall Mac Coille joins Washington correspondent Suzanne Lynch, Cliff Taylor and Ciarán Hancock to discuss the failed Brexit talks, US tax reform and what it might mean for Ireland. The panel also look at the exchequer returns for the first 11 months of this year and what they tell us about the health of the Irish economy.

Posted on December 18, 2017

Workers who stay in employment beyond 66 would defer the full pension but claim higher payments when they finally do retire under a scheme outlined by the OECD.


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