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# What I learned

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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.
"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: Saving expats a small fortune wiring their cash back home
The banking crisis finally got people angry enough to take their business elsewhere.
'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: 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: 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.