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More than a good book

For Libraries NI, the province’s public places of reading are also centres to serve the community more widely, as Chief Executive Irene Knox tells Owen McQuade. Among the many reforms brought about...

Big picture policing and justice

Barry Gilligan talks through his priorities for law and order with agendaNi as he takes up the Policing Board chair. As he starts to lead Northern Ireland’s police oversight body, Barry Gilligan...

Anna Lo MLA

Anna Lo is Alliance’s MLA for South Belfast. A social worker and community worker by background, she is a former Chief Executive of the Chinese Welfare Association and was elected to the...

Delivering in the downturn

Finance Minister Nigel Dodds explains the Executive’s financial challenges and highlights devolution’s fiscal achievements. As Northern Ireland moves into its third year of devolution it is important that we take stock of...

Fast forward

Having inherited the rapid transit project for Belfast, Regional Development Minister Conor Murphy tells Owen McQuade that he is keen to make sure its benefits will be shared by the whole city....

Gregory Campbell interview

Sport, languages, museums and libraries fall within the varied Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure portfolio. Peter Cheney and Ryan Jennings discuss the key issues with Minister Gregory Campbell. While most ministerial...

Selling science

Seán Hogan, Chairperson of Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI), discusses the origins of the organisation and the work it carries out with Owen McQuade. “The department commissions the science and then AFBI...

Willie Clarke MLA

A native of Newcastle, Willie has been a Down District councillor for the area since 2001 and was elected to the Assembly for South Down in 2003. He takes a keen interest...

Empey

A native of Newcastle, Willie has been a Down District councillor for the area since 2001 and was elected to the Assembly for South Down in 2003. He takes a keen interest...