Mergers in the Milking Parlour

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“Collaboration has become a buzz word in business but it’s been part of our farming culture for generations. There’s an idea that’s been gaining traction among dairy farmers – the idea of a partnership and pooling resources to help with profits. Our reporter, Liam Geraghty headed to Louth to find out more.”

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The Beige Book

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“Some good economic news emerged yesterday evening, when credit ratings agency Fitch, became the second firm to upgrade Irish debt to A minus. However, this week also saw the loss of 160 jobs in Carrick-on-Shannon. So, is the recovery really here? We took to the roads of Ireland to find out.”

I produced this report for The Business with Richard Curran.

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The Showjumping Business

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“It’s show-time for show-jumping as the sport’s premier event, The Aga Khan Trophy, took place on Friday as part of the week-long Dublin Horse Show. Many visitors are expected to attend before it ends on Sunday, but the industry continues all year round for plenty of Irish business people, as we’ve been finding out in the paddocks of the RDS.”

I produced this report for The Business with Richard Curran.

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