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Community engagement

Speaking at the Northern Ireland Planning Conference, Friends of the Earth Director James Orr explores effective community engagement for successful projects. Opening his presentation, Orr emphasises the legislative context within which Friends...

TRADE UNION DESK

ICTU’s John O’Farrell argues that the main benefit for installing decency into every workplace isn’t merely financial. On the same week as the taxpayer-owned Ulster Bank decided to cull another 11 branches...

Party conferences

DUP: Standing strong for Northern Ireland There was a sense of public restraint around the DUP annual party conference. Having felt the intense glare of the national media spotlight in the run...

Northern Ireland Energy Forum 2017

The Northern Ireland Energy Forum is the annual gathering of Northern Ireland’s energy sector. The 2017 conference, sponsored by Pinsent Masons LLP and NIE Networks, brought together expert speakers to discuss the...

Political Platform

Sinn Féin MLA Emma Rogan was co-opted in to the South Down Assembly seat after the election of former minister Chris Hazzard to Westminster. Rogan, whose father was murdered in the Loughinisland...

Meet the Media

Michael Devlin, editor of the County Tyrone weekly, the Strabane Chronicle, talks about how his love of writing inadvertently drove him in to journalism, staying relevant in the digital age and offers...

Funding HEI research post-Brexit

Few could deny that the outcome of the EU referendum of 23 June 2016 represented the biggest shock to the political establishment in the UK and across Europe for decades. For some...

GDPR explained

The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force across the European Union on 25 May 2018. It aims to standardise and strengthen the right of European citizens to data...