David Mcwilliams

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Irish Times columnist, economist and  author David McWilliams.

Accumulated profits at the media company operated by author and economist David McWilliams last year increased to €679,069. Iconic Media Ltd’s latest(...)

UK  prime minister Boris Johnson and secretary of state for Northern Ireland Julian Smith  are greeted by First Minister Arlene Foster and Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill  at Stormont on Monday. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

There was a pleasing symmetry at Stormont on Monday when new Sinn Féin Assembly speaker Alex Maskey welcomed British prime minister Boris Johnson. Ma(...)

Chancellor-elect of Trinity College Dublin, former president Prof Mary McAleese, with husband, Chancellor of Dublin City University Dr Martin McAleese, who both attended Dublin’s St Patrick’s Cathedral on Saturday night. File photograph: Laura Hutton

Former president Mary McAleese has called for the abandonment of old thinking about a united Ireland at an event in Dublin. “We really, really have t(...)

The Blindboy Podcast:  Flick through the Apple podcast charts on any given day and you will see that Irish podcasts are among the most popular in the country.   Photograph: Alan Place

In September, former Irish rugby international Jamie Heaslip posed a question on Twitter: “Should I start a podcast?” He asked his followers to vote y(...)

The Irish Times managing director Liam Kavanagh presenting the award for Overall Innovation of the year to Atlantic Therapeutics’ Brendan McCormack, Danny Forde, Dr Ruth Maher, Christina Walsh and Richard Allen. Photo: Conor McCabe

Bravery and ambition were the overriding trait of the finalists at the 10th Irish Times Innovation Awards. Host David McWilliams was joined by serial (...)

New legislation could create a fast-track planning mechanism for projects the Republic is likely to require after the UK leaves the EU, according to  Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

New legislation could create a fast-track planning mechanism for projects the Republic is likely to require after the UK leaves the EU, according to M(...)

The economy as reflected in unemployment rates in Ireland and across Europe continues to look healthy. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Monday, September 30th Indicators: Euro zone unemployment (Aug); UK GDP (Q2), business investment (Q2), mortgage approvals and lending (Aug), net len(...)

Miriam O’Callaghan shows that for all her famed one-on-one interviewing skills, she’s in her element hosting current affairs conversations.

A politician, a journalist and an academic walk into a room. To most people, this may sound like the opening line of a bad joke, but Miriam O’Callagha(...)

The notion of John Hume’s “agreed Ireland” wasn’t just an aspirational soundbite, but was being practised at political level, and was feeding into the more optimistic public mood. The future seemed to look neither hard green nor orange, but a lighter mix of the two. Photograph: Getty Images

Brexit has unleashed many demons in Northern Ireland, and on the island generally. It has shaken social, political and economic structures, and raised(...)

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