Nightclub Economics


“There was a time in Ireland when no night out was truly complete until we’d made it past the bouncer, swapped our jacket for a cloakroom ticket we would soon lose, and cut the rug on the dancefloor of the local nightclub. It’s an experience that many Leaving Cert graduates had for the first time earlier this week, as they celebrated their results. Our own Liam Geraghty dusted off his dancing shoes to see how the sector has been holding up.”

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The Egg Trade

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With Easter happening this weekend, we’ll all be stocking up on a very specific seasonal treat. The ubiquitous chocolate egg had its roots in the tradition of giving real eggs at Easter in the past. But how is the business of real eggs going? Richard Curran and I took a trip to Margaret Farrelly’s “O’Egg” chicken farm in Mullagh Co. Cavan to find out if the free range market is all it’s cracked up to be?

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