This November, the 9th edition of Kilkenomics will take the City by storm. It is the world’s first economics and comedy festival, which brings together some of the world’s leading economists, financial analysts and media commentators alongside the funniest, sharpest stand up comedians.
What the press had to say about Kilkenomics in recent years..
The Australian: “Davos with jokes”
UK Sunday Times – “one of the oddest festivals anywhere, comedy with a pint and a point”
San Francisco Chronicle: “an utterly bizzare idea but the public love it”
BBC – “having a laugh despite the gloom”; “comedians give permission to the audience to feel comfortable”
The Irish Times -”A little jewel where players manage to talk human without being patronising”
BBC World Service “having a laugh despite the gloom”
Bloomberg “Lenny Bruce meets John Maynard Keynes”
The Guardian “wildly successful”
The Sunday Tribune “laugh, I nearly defaulted!”