Free Thursday Week?



On Thursday, January 19.

At the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School.

From 4pm to 5.30pm.

The launch of the book Austerity and Recovery in Ireland: Europe’s Poster Child and the Great Recession edited by William K. Roche, Philip J. O’Connell, and Andrea Prothero and published by Oxford University Press.

The book – which will be formally launched by the former Governor of the Central Bank Patrick Honohan – includes a chapter on housing by Rory Hearne, Cian O’Callaghan and Rob Kitchin.

A panel discussion, chaired by dean of the UCD College of Business Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh, will also take place as part of the launch – involving John FitzGerald, of Trinity College Dublin; Stephen Kinsella, of University of Limerick; Theresa Reidy, of University College Cork and Mary Corcoran, of NUI Maynooth.


The free ticketed event is open to all. Those interested can register to attend here

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Pic: Rob Kitchin

7 thoughts on “Free Thursday Week?

  1. Increasing Displacement

    We are still deep in the hole and will be for 20-30 years.
    How is that a recovery?

  2. Mel Healy

    OK, the reception may be “free”, but the price of £60 a copy (or €71.39 on this afternoon) for a 368-page book about austerity (and a so-called recovery) seems completely mad, Ted. Is it a signed limited edition of ten copies? Are there tons of glossy photos? Or Louis Le Brocquy prints? What’s its flaming cover made out of? The thick skins of our political and banking classes?

  3. Truth in the News

    A book about recovery did Enda Kenny inspire it, or did he discover after his wipe out at the Election
    that instead of “Keeping the Recovery Going” all that was going on was “Keeping Austerity Going.

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