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#What I learned

# what-i-learned - Sunday 29 March, 2015

An Athlone company is helping solve a big problem for the world's growing population

Oxymem has overhauled waste-treatment processes which have barely changed in a century.

# what-i-learned - Thursday 12 February, 2015

"We don't go to China for anything": Irish business owners on why they are successful

Modern technology offers would-be potters and artisans a golden opportunity to carve a niche for themselves.

# what-i-learned - Sunday 18 January, 2015

What I Learned: Saving expats a small fortune wiring their cash back home

The banking crisis finally got people angry enough to take their business elsewhere.

# what-i-learned - Sunday 19 October, 2014

'People have been fairly sound': What Michael Fitzmaurice learned on his first week in the Dáil

We caught up with the new TD for Roscommon-South Leitrim towards the end of his first week in Leinster House.

# what-i-learned - Friday 8 August, 2014

What I learned: Making money by saving it for other people

The controversy around Irish Water consultancy fees encouraged one Irish company to try and help others cut costs.

# what-i-learned - Friday 11 July, 2014

What I learned: making a business work in the Wild West (of Ireland)

Clare Island, off the Mayo coast, is an unlikely place to start a business, but that’s just what Carl O’Grady decided to do in 2012.