Irelands leading commentators on economics and politics will discuss the central theses of their new books. They will examine the current crisis, lift the lid on who was really responsible and will debate where we should go from here.
About the participants
David McWilliams is Irelands leading popular economist, and is a columnist for the Irish Independent and the Sunday Business Post. He is the author of the bestsellers The Popes Children, The Generation Game, and Follow the Money. provided we open our eyes to them.
Fintan OToole has been a columnist and critic with the Irish Times since 1988 and is one of Irelands most outspoken commentators. His previous books, Ship of Fools and Enough is Enough were bestsellers. .
Shane Ross is an independent TD for Dublin South, and columnist in the Sunday Independent. He wrote The Bankers, a number 1 bestselling title, in 2009
Nick Webb is Business Editor of the Sunday Independent.
Together, they are the authors of Wasters, 2010′s top-selling Irish current affairs title. Their new book, The Untouchables, shines a light into dark corners of official Ireland to show that the blame for running the country into the ground goes well beyond Fianna Fil, and that a dismaying number of the people who should share the blame are still in situ.