Economics and comedy unite at Kilkenomics festival

Marketplace Contributor Nov 9, 2015
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Economics and comedy unite at Kilkenomics festival

Marketplace Contributor Nov 9, 2015
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Elsewhere in Europe, the Kilkenomics festival is in swing in Ireland. 

The event is a place where economics and comedy meet —  it’s been described as the Davos World Economic Forum, but with jokes.

This year, the stars of the festival are the bad-boy former finance minister of Greece (Yanis Varoufakis) and Ireland’s gradually improving economy.  The BBC’s Manuela Saragosa visited Kilkenny, Ireland to join all the action. 

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