Welcome to the 2019 Kilkenomics Festival.

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Friday 8th Nov
Saturday 9th Nov
Sunday 10th Nov

Jeffrey Sachs in conversation with David McWilliams

Jeffrey Sachs is undoubtedly one of the most important economists in the world today. His show in the Watergate Theatre at last year’s Kilkenomics sold out in record time, so...
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Jeffrey Sachs
David McWilliams

Paul Krugman in conversation with David McWilliams Sold Out

Making his hugely-anticipated Kilkenomics debut, economics Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman is professor of economics and international affairs at Princeton University, Centenary Professor at the London School of Economics and an...
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Paul Krugman
David McWilliams

Have we reached peak capitalism?

Peak or late stage capitalism has brought us a brand selling jeans with fake mud; “smart” water selling for €12 a litre and one person – Jeff Bezos – having...
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Paul Krugman
Jeffrey Sachs
Mehreen Khan
Andrew Maxwell
Liam Halligan
Linda Yueh

Jargon Busting

Another of our fastest-selling shows at Kilkenomics, Jargon Busting returns for 2019. We are delighted to welcome the return of the hugely popular and greatly enjoyable mash-up of comedy and...
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Karl Spain

The Langton’s Brunch hosted by Andrew Maxwell

Consistently the fastest-selling shows at Kilkenomics, our Sunday brunches return with world-class panelists and razor-sharp comedians divining the entrails of the newspapers and ruminating on the events of the weekend...
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Andrew Maxwell

The Ormonde Brunch hosted by Gerry Stembridge

Consistently the fastest-selling shows at Kilkenomics, our Sunday brunches return with world-class panelists and razor-sharp comedians divining the entrails of the newspapers and ruminating on the events of the weekend...
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Gerard Stembridge