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Zurich is one of Ireland’s leading insurance companies providing a wide range of general insurance and life insurance products and services. The company employs over 1,000 people across its locations in Dublin and Wexford. https://www.zurich.ie/about-us/social-media/
 
The aim of this weekly podcast is to make economics easy, uncomplicated and accessible. With the world at a political, technological and financial tipping point, economics has never been so important to all of us and yet, it’s made inaccessible and complicated by so many. I’ve always thought what is complicated is rarely important and what is important is rarely complicated. That will be our motto. Every week we are going to tease out some big economic or political issue facing us, not just ...
 
The way financial advice is done in Ireland is a bit broken, this is our little way of trying to make a positive difference! If you are looking for a Financial Planning Podcast for normal people in Ireland you may have just found it! Whether you are in your 20's 30's, 40s, 50's, 60's, or beyond we share ideas that can help make a difference in your Personal Finances. Take control of your financial future and develop successful habits with your money. Join Paddy Delaney on Ireland's award-win ...
 
EconTalk is an award-winning weekly talk show about economics in daily life. Featured guests include renowned economics professors, Nobel Prize winners, and exciting speakers on all kinds of topical matters related to economic thought. Host Russ Roberts, of the Library of Economics and Liberty and the Hoover Institution, draws you in with lively guests and creative repartee. Topics include health care, business cycles, economic growth, free trade, education, finance, politics, sports, book r ...
 
Economics is applied common sense and the podcast will break down the various arguments in everyday language. We will strive to provide an unbiased account of all arguments relevant to a debate. Sometimes the more interesting questions emerge when you scratch the surface and we'll use the economics toolkit to dig these out. Many of the speakers are working at the cutting edge of their respective fields, guiding us through both the accumulated evidence and showing us where things are likely t ...
 
Join Bobby Kerr for Ireland's premier business show covering all enterprise-related topics from personal finance to business news. Listen and subscribe to Down to Business with Bobby Kerr on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.
 
A fast moving and topical business and finance show bringing you breaking business and economic news and financial market updates. Presented by former CEO and investment bank global trading head Peter Lewis, with over 30 years' industry experience. Join Peter and his expert guests for analysis and discussion on the day's top business stories live every weekday morning 8 to 8:30 a.m. on RTHK Radio 3. We have a podcast to download after the show and you can also listen through the RTHK Radio 3 ...
 
This series features recordings of research papers from the Tudor and Stuart Ireland Conference wich took place on September 2nd and 3rd of September 2011 in University College Dublin. The conference saw over fifty speakers from around Ireland and beyond come together to share their ideas in an interdisciplinary forum. Over one hundred registered delegates attended the conference over the course of the two day event. Funded by the UCD School of History and Archives, and UCD Graduate School o ...
 
The Crafty Rogues is a podcast featuring John Cosgrove and Stephen Quinn. Cosgrove is from Aghadrumsee in Northern Ireland. Quinno is from Wollongong in Australia. Between them they’ve watched/attended/played thousands of games of football/futbol/soccer. However, they’re just as happy talking about music, movies, food, drink, politics, drink, books, culture, the ex-pat experience, and drink. The Crafty Rogues, available each week wherever you access your podcasts. Could be tasty.
 
The Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence seeks to advance a critical debate on the new political economy of Europe. We are based at Dublin's European Institute (DEI) at University College Dublin. The DEI is the oldest and largest university centre for research on European politics in the Republic of Ireland. In this podcast we interview scholars, journalists, policymakers, and activists. Our focus is on the Centre's three key research themes: economic governance, democratic legitimacy, and prote ...
 
The Lens – UK Responsible Business Podcast is a Business in the Community podcast. We aim to create an open and unscripted conversation between current and future leaders and to challenge the way we all think about responsible business. The Lens creates a space for leaders to convene, always with one eye on the future. Our guests’ conversations cover anything from climate change, the unintended consequences of AI and automation and access to ‘good work’, through to topics such as inclusivity ...
 
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For readers – including non-economists – who want to get to grips with the nature and scale of the last financial crisis, how it was managed and mismanaged, and its particular impact on a small, open economy, Patrick Honohan's book Currency, Credit and Crisis: Central Banking in Ireland and Europe (Cambridge UP, 2020) This is, in part, because it c…
 
What are the possibilities and what are the inequalities of the digital world? In The Digital Lives of Black Women in Britain (Palgrave, 2020), Francesca Sobande, a lecturer in Digital Media Studies at Cardiff University explores the experiences of Black women as producers and as consumers of digital media. The book offers a rich combination of arc…
 
Today Mick spoke with his old friend and Lagan College alumnus Shane Greer, who now owns and publishes Campaigns and Elections Magazine and lives and works in Washington DC about whether in order for Northern Ireland to get a good reset we need to think more globally, not to mention bigly. The main impetus for the start of the discussion was his re…
 
The US government has filed charges against Google, accusing it of violating competition law to preserve its monopoly over internet searches and online advertising. The lawsuit marks the biggest challenge brought by US regulators against a major tech company in years. It follows more than a year of investigation and comes as the biggest tech firms …
 
Passengers flying from London Heathrow to some destinations will be offered a coronavirus test. For about $100, from today, passengers travelling to Hong Kong can take a test at the airport and receive a result within an hour, as the BBC's Tom Burridge explains. But Simon Calder, travel editor of the Independent newspaper, tells us that with no glo…
 
The Protestant Reformation looms large in our cultural imagination. In the standard telling, it’s the moment the world went modern. Casting off the shackles and superstitions of medieval Catholicism, reformers translated the Bible into the vernacular and democratized religion. In this story, it’s no wonder that Protestantism should give birth to li…
 
This month our host Oli Barrett MBE is joined by CEO of AXA UK and Ireland, Claudio Gienal and Sandiso Sibisi, Founder of COOi Studios and One Young World ambassador. In this episode our host Oli Barrett MBE gets an understanding of how cutting edge technology connects with tough business problems, how to make any business more innovative and how t…
 
This was the week austerity died. We explore the timely end of a bad idea and look forward to a new era for economics. Plus what the Modh Coinníollach tells us about economics . Also, an in-depth conversation on what the latest Brexit drama means (spoiler alert: there will ALWAYS be a deal), plus uncomfortable jockeys and lots more! See acast.com/p…
 
Coronavirus restrictions lead to tighter restrictions across Europe, the latest being Ireland, where a full national lockdown has been announced. Plus, Pakistan lifts its ban on the app Tik Tok - journalist Mehmal Sarfraz explains how the app helped poorer people find new avenues to make money. And we hear about the long decline on the stock market…
 
Hey! Financial Service firms love their acronyms, as in they love them! Maybe it's an insecurity thing, or maybe it's an attempt to hold onto some semblance of power. To help you develop the knowledge and to prepare you for a conversation with even the worst acronym offenders (AO!), I'm covering each of the main investment and financial acronyms re…
 
Belgium and Italy are among the latest countries to tighten restrictions over Covid-19. As cafes, bars and restaurants close for four weeks in Belgium, we get reaction to the move from Steven Rosseel of the Belgian Restaurants Association. Silvia Borrelli, Milan correspondent for the Financial Times, explains the changes being put into place in par…
 
Welcome back to the VTE Dublin Podcast where you’ll find all the recent talks from the VTE Dublin Conference. Be sure to subscribe to the VTE Dublin Podcast Thromboprophylaxis for lower limb immobilisation after injury (TiLLI): Systematic review and economic evaluation Prof. Dan Horner | Professor of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine | Consul…
 
In Nigeria, protests against police brutality are shifting to a new focus – why some are treated worse than others because of their place in the economy; we hear from young people in Lagos who say the police are ‘messing with the wrong generation’. Also, it's been in place for 75 years, but a water sharing deal between the US and Mexico is in dange…
 
In Nigeria, protests against police brutality are shifting to a new focus – why some are treated worse than others because of their place in the economy; we hear from young people in Lagos who say the police are ‘messing with the wrong generation’. Also, it's been in place for 75 years, but a water sharing deal between the US and Mexico is in dange…
 
Despite Boris Johnson telling the country last week to get ready for a no-deal, Toscafund Chief Economist Savvas Savouri believes an agreement will be reached. Here, he explains why he thinks the UK will exit the EU on friendly terms, while also analysing two other global issues: the upcoming US election and US-China currency trade tensions. Agains…
 
Research carried out over the Summer showed that 28% of people were planning to buy a car in the next 12 to 18 months.But are we still seeing this buyer confidence in the motor industry as the country heads into lockdowns and Brexit?Bobby was joined by:Brian Cooke, The Director General of the Society of the Irish Motor Industry,Rowena Dooley, Deale…
 
Bobby was joined in the Executive Chair by Dave Kirwan, MD of Bord Gáis Energy.Together they discuss his first job collecting money for milk and fuel in Carlow, his studies in UCC & the pathway that led him to Bord Gáis Energy.Listen and subscribe to Down to Business with Bobby Kerr on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on t…
 
The Winners of this Year’s Entrepreneur of the Year Awards will be announced 12TH November.Down to business has a long association with the awards and over the next few weeks we’ll be talking to some of this year’s finalists and some of the Alumni of the Awards about some of the issues facing entrepreneurs,Indeed their insights might be very import…
 
This year's budget was like no other as the government grappled with the uncertainties of both Covid-19 and Brexit.But as the dust begins to settle on the Governments €18 billion plan - did they get things right?Bobby was joined by economists Moore McDowell & Jim Power to discuss.Listen and subscribe to Down to Business with Bobby Kerr on Apple Pod…
 
Every year, Bobby takes part in the Shine a Light Night campaign organised by Focus Ireland.This year is a little different what with the Covid-19 restrictions in place but that hasn't stopped Bobby or hundreds of other people from sleeping out in their gardens for one night in an effort to generate much needed funds for and awareness of the persis…
 
Astonishing sums are being spent in the US election, so we drill down into the figures. Sheila Krumholz, executive director of the Center for Responsive Politics, talks us through how much campaigns are spending. In Germany spending on elections is a fraction of that in the US, and with greater oversight, as Tanit Koch, managing director at news ch…
 
One was a teenage Jewish girl, forcibly transported from her home in Hungary to a Nazi concentration camp. The other was a British doctor, whose experiences serving in two world wars could not compare to the horrors he saw at the end of the war. In her book All the Horrors of War: A Jewish Girl, a British Doctor, and the Liberation of Bergen-Belsen…
 
Twitter temporarily prevented the official Trump campaign from tweeting and has been accused of interfering in the election. So what caused the row and could there be consequences for the way social media companies are regulated? We hear from Rebecca Klar, a tech policy reporter at the political website The Hill. Plus, Cary Leahey from Decision Eco…
 
A second wave of coronavirus in Europe brings a new wave of restrictions to contain it. France, Germany, Spain, the UK and the Netherlands are among the countries now tightening rules designed to keep people apart, and we find out more about the likely impact on the hospitality sector of a new 9pm to 6am curfew in a number of French cities, from Li…
 
The G20 nations hope that by suspending debt payments, the least well-off countries will divert resources from debt payments to dealing with the health and economic consequences of coronavirus. We hear more from the BBC's Andrew Walker and Sarah Clifton of the Jubilee Debt Campaign. Plus, Susan Schmidt from Aviva Investors brings us the latest news…
 
President Xi has marked Shenzhen's 40th birthday as China's first special economic zone. Duncan Turner runs a venture capital business in the region and explains the significance of the designation. And we get wider context from Jeff Black, bureau chief for Bloomberg in Hong Kong. Also in the programme, Kampala-based journalist Charles Bwogi tells …
 
Now today's Cargo of Bricks with Siobhan O'Neill, Northern Ireland's mental health champion was recorded before this morning's announcement of a four-week circuit breaker lockdown, which in fact is some way short of the sort of near-total lockdown we had in Spring. But in it, we cover what we have learned so far and what are the issues that come wi…
 
As part of a special “Your Politics” series on the lack of women in politics, Aisling Kenny is joined by Minister Catherine Martin, to discuss her work advocating for women’s equality in the Dáil, how she climbed up the political ladder, being married to a fellow Green Party TD and juggling being a mum to three children and a busy politician.…
 
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