This week on Down to Business: Brendan Grace leads the charge in The Banner County

Promises to be an entertaining and informative look at the people and business of Clare...

Down to Business descends on The Old Ground Hotel in Ennis from 10am on Saturday tomorrow morning for a live look at what's happening in Clare.

Here's a taste of what Bobby Kerr will be covering...

  • Getting things underway as usual, we'll be examining what's making the front and back pages of the weekend newspapers. Joining Bobby this week will be Austin Slattery, Head of the Chartered Accountants, Western Region.
  • Business in Clare is in the spotlight, with Birgitta Curtin of Burren Smokehouse, Eugene Garrihy of Doolin2Aran Ferries and Mark Nolan, the CEO of Dromoland Castle discussing their experiences in The Banner County.
  • Bobby will head off to the beautiful 15th century tower house Bunratty Castle and Folk Park.
  • We’ll be chatting with the former Mayor of Ennis Frankie Neylon about the visit of boxing legend Muhammad Ali to his ancestral Turnpike home back in 2009.
  • In our 'Industry Focus', we’ll being talking festivals and culture with Lisa O’Brien of the Ennis Street Arts Festival; Micheal O'Riabhaigh, the Chairman of Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann, Inís; and Maureen Cleary, Tourism Officer with Clare County Council, about Clare County of Culture 2016.
  • Legendary comedian and Clare resident Brendan Grace will be popping in for a chat and some craic.
  • Our 'Winning Back the High Street' panel will include Jean McCabe, President of The Ennis Chamber of Commerce and owner of Willow; Allen Flynn proprietor of the Old Ground Hotel; and Patrick Bourke of Patrick Bourke Menswear, the man behind Bobby's extravagant shirts.
  • Finally, "extreme "fiddler Eoghan Neff will play us out with some electric and uplifting tunes.

All this and more on Down to Business with Bobby Kerr from 10am until midday tomorrow morning, on air and online.

As ever, you can find blog posts and weekly highlights on our show page.