Naoise is the programme director of Kilkenomics - a wholly unique festival of economics, geo-politics and socio-economic panel discussions which uses comedians as hosts, as well as economist and co-founder David McWilliams.
The festival is presented in up to ten venues in Kilkenny City accommodating up to 8,000 ticket-holders annually. The programme has included speakers such as Samantha Power, Paul Krugman, Yanis Varoufakis, Deirdre McCloskey, Martin Wolf, Gillian Tett and Linda Yueh; and hosts including Dara Ó Briain, Andrew Maxwell, Colm O’Regan and many more.
The festival’s international media partner is the Financial Times/ FT Weekend.
Photographer - Alina Kisina