Two articles in non-academic publications recently featured SPIRe staff.

Dr Andy Storey wrote a piece for the Dublin Inquirer about the recent furore surrounding NZ tourism expert Prof Michael Hall's comments on the unattractiveness of Dublin as a tourist destination: 'Dublin is a rip off but it's not tourists we should worry for'.

Dr Andy Storey in the Dublin Inquirer on the plans for Dublin's revised bin charges 'Andy: here's how to improve the plan for bin charges

Dr Andy Storey in the Dublin Inquirer on corruption in Ireland 'We just don't do accountability in Ireland'

Dr Aidan Regan is interviewed and his article 'Celtic Phoenix or Leprechaun Economics?' featured in Rabble's recent article on FDI and its sustainability: 'Leprechaun economics in the hood'.