David McWilliams

David McWilliams

Articles from David McWilliams

David McWilliams: Ireland is on a high with aviation success

David McWilliams: Ireland is on a high with aviation success

Silicon Docks might be getting the headlines, but our huge and growing success in the air travel sector is even more remarkable

David McWilliams: A bolt out of the blue

David McWilliams: A bolt out of the blue

History of Jamaica emerges in Usain country - from sugar plantations to the legacy of slavery, abolished partly due to the work of Daniel O’Connell

David McWilliams: A nation once again? Don’t write it off

David McWilliams: A nation once again? Don’t write it off

If Britain leaves the EU, it could start a domino effect - at the end of which is a united Ireland

David McWilliams: The Intel indicator

David McWilliams: The Intel indicator

Brexit could provide a boost to our FDI

We are seeing a winner-takes-all form of capitalism at the very top in Ireland

We are seeing a winner-takes-all form of capitalism at the very top in Ireland

The gap between what the elite earns and the rest of us is causing a revolt

Prince: A genius who played to his own beat

Prince: A genius who played to his own beat

As a musician, he was dazzling, subversive and sexy – but Prince was also savvy about the internet age and fought for the rights of the content makers

McWilliams: War on drugs is fuelled by junk economics

McWilliams: War on drugs is fuelled by junk economics

The prohibition of narcotics no longer has any moral or economic justification

As wages rise, so will the industrial temperature

As wages rise, so will the industrial temperature

Economies have cycles, but the wages hike that is about to occur won’t happen automatically

David McWilliams: Taking home the Canadian bacon

David McWilliams: Taking home the Canadian bacon

Irish investors will suffer again as Ireland’s largest private landlord bides its time to cash in

David McWilliams: Rising tide lifted only some boats

David McWilliams: Rising tide lifted only some boats

Independence has really only benefited us economically in the last 25 years

McWilliams: Nama sells to outsiders who have become insiders

McWilliams: Nama sells to outsiders who have become insiders

When the vultures fly off, we will buy our property back at full price by borrowing from the banks

Nama’s actions have enslaved us

Nama’s actions have enslaved us

Over several years, swathes of land have been sold at a deep discount to vulture funds

David McWilliams: Ghost revenues

David McWilliams: Ghost revenues

Ireland is playing a grubby little game - and the British are now calling us out

McWilliams: Why immigration remains a class issue

McWilliams: Why immigration remains a class issue

Cheap migrant labour is boon to well-off but it’s time for a frank discussion on how it affects society's poor

McWilliams: We will do just fine if there’s a Brexit

McWilliams: We will do just fine if there’s a Brexit

There’s no evidence that a No vote will spell economic disaster for Britain - or us