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Northern success always presents us in the south with a dilemma
# Column
From The42
# Column

Northern success always presents us in the south with a dilemma

Jul 7th 2017, 12:08 PM 18,901 Views 31 Comments

Tommy Martin on Brexit, the Irish Open and how sport in Ireland is best served by the softest of borders.

"Americans feel an awful lot of nasty things in private" - David McWilliams on Budget 17, Trump, and being back on our TVs
# On The Agenda
# On The Agenda

"Americans feel an awful lot of nasty things in private" - David McWilliams on Budget 17, Trump, and being back on our TVs

Oct 16th 2016, 6:20 AM 25,276 Views 20 Comments

The economist is rebooting his TV3 economics show Agenda for a new audience.

David McWilliams turns down Celebrity Economist Debtmatch with Dan O'Brien
# It's The Economy Stupid
# It's The Economy Stupid

David McWilliams turns down Celebrity Economist Debtmatch with Dan O'Brien

Sep 26th 2015, 7:45 AM 19,944 Views 97 Comments

Well, a debate anyway…

These charts show why Ireland's wealth divide has widened so much
# Rich Get Richer
# Rich Get Richer

These charts show why Ireland's wealth divide has widened so much

Sep 21st 2015, 6:00 AM 23,998 Views 82 Comments

Inequality is the topic of David McWilliams’ new documentary, which airs tonight on RTÉ One.

David McWilliams' media company is doing very nicely, thanks
# Follow The Money
# Follow The Money

David McWilliams' media company is doing very nicely, thanks

Mar 5th 2015, 8:10 PM 27,338 Views 26 Comments

The economist’s Iconic Media Ltd. posted accumulated profits of €630,000 for 2014

Here's everything you need to know about business this week
# The Briefcase
# The Briefcase

Here's everything you need to know about business this week

Feb 28th 2015, 7:45 AM 11,173 Views 0 Comments

Everyone was talking about Cadbury’s cuts, McWilliams’ biscuits and some dodgy ads.

The awkward moment when David McWilliams played a clip of himself to the banking inquiry
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

The awkward moment when David McWilliams played a clip of himself to the banking inquiry

Feb 26th 2015, 2:38 PM 29,171 Views 56 Comments

TDs’ faces were a little strained when they heard the clip for a second time.

Why this economist made a late-night dash for biscuits in the midst of the banking crisis
# Digestives And Milk
# Digestives And Milk

Why this economist made a late-night dash for biscuits in the midst of the banking crisis

Feb 26th 2015, 1:20 PM 28,901 Views 75 Comments

David McWilliams says he became a defacto advisor to Brian Lenihan before the 2008 bank guarantee.

30 Days in September: An Oral History of the Bank Guarantee
# 6 Years On
# 6 Years On

30 Days in September: An Oral History of the Bank Guarantee

Dec 17th 2014, 7:00 AM 34,786 Views 67 Comments

What happened in the days and weeks leading up to the bank guarantee of 30 September 2008? TheJournal.ie presents an in-depth account from the people who were in the thick of it.

Shane Ross thinks there's a problem with 'celebrity' election candidates
# Almost Famous
# Almost Famous

Shane Ross thinks there's a problem with 'celebrity' election candidates

Dec 14th 2014, 7:45 AM 8,549 Views 19 Comments

The independent TD hasn’t spoken to David McWilliams or Fintan O’Toole, but would welcome talks.

9 things we learned from the Reform Alliance’s ‘monster meeting’
# Reform Conference
# Reform Conference

9 things we learned from the Reform Alliance’s ‘monster meeting’

Jan 25th 2014, 9:10 PM 24,126 Views 95 Comments

The turnout was good, the ideas were flowing and the organisers appeared delighted with themselves. But what chance a political party?

Mattie McGrath would consider joining Reform Alliance, Creighton says they'll work with anyone
# The RA
# The RA

Mattie McGrath would consider joining Reform Alliance, Creighton says they'll work with anyone

Jan 21st 2014, 1:44 PM 6,213 Views 44 Comments

“I am prepared to consider anything,” the Tipperary South TD told TheJournal.ie today.

Bernstein on Watergate: ‘We were afraid we’d make a mistake’
# All The Presidents Men
# All The Presidents Men

Bernstein on Watergate: ‘We were afraid we’d make a mistake’

Jun 17th 2013, 8:45 PM 5,734 Views 3 Comments

41 years ago today, the Watergate break-in took place, which led to the resignation of Richard Nixon. Carl Bernstein, one of the journalists that broke the story, was in Dalkey last night to speak about how it changed America.

Interview: 'There will be mass defaults, I guarantee it' - David McWilliams
# Opinion
# Opinion

Interview: 'There will be mass defaults, I guarantee it' - David McWilliams

Oct 31st 2012, 7:00 AM 781 Views 144 Comments

The time to take action on tracker mortgages is now or we will see another wave of mortgage defaults says economist David McWilliams.

'Cautious optimism', laughter and Mammynomics promised at Kilkenomics
# Kilkenny
# Kilkenny

'Cautious optimism', laughter and Mammynomics promised at Kilkenomics

Oct 11th 2012, 6:45 AM 5,540 Views 14 Comments

The five-day festival returns for its third year next month.

VIDEO: David McWilliams explains why the world economy is still doomed
# Punk Economics
# Punk Economics

VIDEO: David McWilliams explains why the world economy is still doomed

Jul 10th 2012, 10:43 PM 14,443 Views 61 Comments

In his latest ‘punk economics’ video, the floppy-haired one looks at panic in China and the fading recovery in the US.

Referendum roundup: 13 days to go
# Fiscal Compacted
# Fiscal Compacted

Referendum roundup: 13 days to go

May 18th 2012, 9:00 PM 3,080 Views 32 Comments

Austerity treaty, stability treaty. or somewhere in between? TheJournal.ie keeps you up to date with our evening Fiscal Compact referendum bulletin.

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Jan 31st 2012, 7:49 PM 3,449 Views 1 Comment

In tonight’s Fix: Latest on ‘SOPA Ireland’; radical changes for taxis; and who’s in trouble over Eye Of The Tiger?

Watch: The eurozone debt crisis explained in 'punk economics'
# Punk Economics
# Punk Economics

Watch: The eurozone debt crisis explained in 'punk economics'

Jan 31st 2012, 6:14 PM 3,993 Views 22 Comments

David McWilliams explains our dire situation in terms everyone can understand – and adds his own diagrams…

Will Ireland need a second bailout? Here's what 10 economists think
# Bailout
# Bailout

Will Ireland need a second bailout? Here's what 10 economists think

Jan 30th 2012, 7:40 AM 7,380 Views 29 Comments

Economists in Ireland are divided on whether or not the country will need a new bailout programme next year. But very few think it is likely we can return to the markets as scheduled.

Bailout II: Will it actually happen?
# Bailout II
# Bailout II

Bailout II: Will it actually happen?

Jan 16th 2012, 3:11 PM 6,836 Views 39 Comments

Economist David McWilliams is pretty definitive on the topic.

Varadkar open to Rugby World Cup bid
# RWC 2023?
From The42
# RWC 2023?

Varadkar open to Rugby World Cup bid

Dec 7th 2011, 6:56 PM 4,798 Views 26 Comments

Minister Leo Varadkar says that he would support discussions on a bid to bring the 2023 Rugby World Cup to these shores.

Celebrities and business leaders will mass for second Global Irish Forum
# Global Irish
# Global Irish

Celebrities and business leaders will mass for second Global Irish Forum

Sep 27th 2011, 7:30 PM 879 Views 9 Comments

Former US president Bill Clinton, economist David McWilliams and actor Gabriel Byrne are among those attending the event next month.

Shane Ross linked to formation of new political party: report
# New Party?
# New Party?

Shane Ross linked to formation of new political party: report

Jul 17th 2011, 7:06 PM 1,608 Views 45 Comments

A new centre-right political party involving the independent TD could be formed next year according to a report today.

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Jul 6th 2011, 7:46 PM 1,678 Views 0 Comments

NOTW phone hacking controversy, Dáil protests over bailout troika and hospital cuts, and your guide to Oxegen. These and more in today’s Fix:

Irish figures among bloggers on Huffington Post's new UK edition
# HuffPost UK
# HuffPost UK

Irish figures among bloggers on Huffington Post's new UK edition

Jul 6th 2011, 1:13 PM 898 Views 4 Comments

Diarmuid Gavin, David McWilliams and Conrad Gallagher are among the contributors to HuffPo UK launching today.

John Simpson and Jim Sheridan among speakers at Dalkey Book Festival
# Dalkey Book Festival
From The Daily Edge
# Dalkey Book Festival

John Simpson and Jim Sheridan among speakers at Dalkey Book Festival

Jun 13th 2011, 3:32 PM 516 Views 0 Comments

The weekend’s literature-packed event is aimed at boosting community spirit in the recession, organiser and economist David McWilliams told TheJournal.ie.

Quick-fire election debate at the Button Factory tonight
# Debate
# Debate

Quick-fire election debate at the Button Factory tonight

Feb 15th 2011, 1:18 PM 1,301 Views 0 Comments

The event – hosted Vincent Browne, David McWilliams and Paddy Cullivan – has been set up by a Dublin musician who encourages audience participation and says candidates need to be “quick and clear” with their messages.

McWilliams regrets answering the door to Lenihan to discuss bank guarantee
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

McWilliams regrets answering the door to Lenihan to discuss bank guarantee

Feb 14th 2011, 11:49 AM 3,900 Views 0 Comments

Economist David McWilliams says if he’d known what Brian Lenihan would do with his bank guarantee idea, he would not have let him into his house that pre-guarantee scheme night in 2008.

What is the New Ireland movement?
# GE11
# GE11

What is the New Ireland movement?

Jan 18th 2011, 5:37 PM 2,409 Views 0 Comments

Check out the group David McWilliams is reportedly considering running under in the general election.

Poll: Who should be Ireland's Finance Minister?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who should be Ireland's Finance Minister?

Dec 6th 2010, 9:38 AM 1,590 Views 1 Comment

Overwhelmed by the banking crisis and the economic implosion, Brian Lenihan simply wasn’t able to cope with his ministerial portfolio, the FT concludes. Today we’re asking: could anyone else do it better?

McWilliams tells Electric Picnic: Ireland needs to organise a default
# Irish Economy
# Irish Economy

McWilliams tells Electric Picnic: Ireland needs to organise a default

Sep 4th 2010, 2:45 PM 259 Views 0 Comments