Returning for a fourth consecutive year after a successful sold out festival last year. Typically shrouded in mystery and often deliberate confusion, national economic issues can be difficult to digest and grasp. Kilkenomics aims to remove the jargon, political squabbling and elitism involved in economic debate to provide the festival goer with information in as accessible, innovative and entertaining way as possible. Top economists making the trip to the Marble City.
After the horror of the last few years of bank bailouts, spending cuts and being monitored at work by Angela Merkel, festival organisers are prescribing a healthy dose of cautious optimism and laughter.