Athenry for Apple
Mark Paul paid a visit to Athenry in Galway to find out about a judicial review of Apple's planned €850 million investment in the town, a challenge that has locals up in arms. Could the struggling town be about to throw away a once in a lifetime opportunity?
Plus, a major trade deal between Canada and the EU could be scuppered by the vote of the Wallonia region in South Belgium, population 3.5 million. The Irish Times' Suzanne Lynch and EU trade expert John Clancy discuss.
And, does the merger of AT&T and Time Warner signal a change in how their customers will watch content in the future? The $85.4 billion deal would bring 130 million mobile phone customers and 25 million pay-TV subscribers in contact with a vast amount of content - if allowed go through. Laura Slattery explains.
The Irish Times Business Podcast is presented by Finance Correspondent Ciarán Hancock and produced by Declan Conlon in association with Irish Life.