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RHI remains on the boil

An inquiry into the Renewable Heating Incentive, beginning in February, is being chaired by Patrick Coughlin, a retired Lord Justice of the Court of Appeal of Northern Ireland. Coughlin was nominated by...

O’Neill succeeds McGuinness

  Martin McGuinness, the longest serving Minister thus far in the
Northern Ireland Assembly, has brought the curtain down upon a protracted and arduous political odyssey. At the age of 21 McGuinness had...

SPAD involvement

Much of the anger surrounding the handling of the botched energy scheme has centred on accountability. Aside from the role of Arlene Foster in administering the scheme during her time as Enterprise...

From Trump to Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that she wants to see a “seamless, frictionless border” between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland but has given no indication of how this...

Pictured at the launch of the Lisburn & Castlereagh Draft Community Plan are the Mayor, Councillor Brian Bloomfield MBE; Chairman of the Strategic Community Planning Partnership, Alderman William Leathem; Chief Executive of Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council, Dr Theresa Donaldson and representatives from partner organisations.

Big plans for Lisburn and Castlereagh

Nurture and reap the rewards. The Strategic Community Planning Partnership’s Draft Community Plan has been produced following a series of community conversations with local residents, businesses and community groups along with key...

‘Clean’ Brexit doesn’t wash

Following approval of the Bill giving power to Theresa May to trigger Article 50, the UK appears destined to follow through on a hard Brexit. The two-clause bill, containing a total of...

Brexit: Scotland’s plan B

  Following the announcement of an inevitable ‘hard’ Brexit, agendaNi analyses Scotland’s 49-page proposal to protect Scotland’s place in the Single Market from within the UK. Independence is Scotland’s “best option” for...

A quiet success

Ivan Bell, Chief Operating Officer of Phoenix Natural Gas talks to Owen McQuade about the development of the local natural gas industry from a handful of people over 20 years ago to...