Brendan Walsh

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Brendan Walsh captures the impish grins of Dublin chisellers as they play in the ruined north city centre. His wonderful but undated black-and-white p(...)

Prof  Brendan Walsh:  May 6th, 1940-May 17th, 2016

Prof Brendan Walsh, who died suddenly age 76, was a hugely influential Irish economist. Walsh was the youngest of four children. His father was a ci(...)

Insights from Brendan Walsh’s many papers helped underpin the substantial progress in reducing unemployment in the 1990s

The untimely death of Brendan Walsh last week marks the passing of one of the foremost researchers on the Irish economy, and a gifted teacher who insp(...)

With broadband speeds getting faster, technology costs going down and the cost of connecting decreasing, the internet of things is on the growth curve

Earlier this year, credit card company Visa and management consultancy firm Accenture teamed up to develop an in-car connected system. The link-up sho(...)

The authors of the study on mixed-marriage patterns in Ireland 100 years ago say they could have been used to anticipate future violence and civil conflict

The authors of a new study of mixed-marriage patterns between Catholics and Protestants in Ireland 100 years ago have said they could have been used (...)

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to a fatal road incident in Co Westmeath  over the weekend.

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to a road traffic incident in which a 94-year-old man was fatally injured. His was one of four road deaths over the(...)

Commuter Michelle Lane pictured during severe flooding South Mall, Cork city this morning. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

From Barry Roche, Southern CorrespondentBusinesses in Cork city centre are starting another clean-up after a combination of high tides and strong sout(...)

The  Irish Distillers Ltd plant in Midleton. Photograph: Aidan Crawley
A whiskey story

The space given over to Irish whiskey in the Celtic Whiskey Shop, Dublin’s premium spirit shop, should be expanding. After all, Irish whiskey is going(...)

Students are being saddled with debt to buy into a brand, the forum was told

University education has become “a confidence trick and a scam”, a gathering of students and academics at Dublin City University (DCU) heard yesterday(...)

Central Bank Governor Patrick Honohan said: “Neglect at home and in Europe of the fact that euro members could still get into macro-economic trouble despite being part of the euro area was a major flaw in policy thinking in the early 2000s.” Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Assuming that being in the euro zone would save the country from macro-economic trouble was “a major flaw” in policy thinking, the Governor of the Cen(...)

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