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In their own words

On Friday 5 February, the four main men stood in front of the cameras at Hillsborough, speaking on the deal which had been reached over 120 hours of negotiations and countless meals...

A corporate review

Tough times ahead for the province mean it is time for politicians to redouble their economic efforts, writes Gary McDonald. The most deep-rooted recession in 60 years may have ended, according to...

Consensus building?

Ryan Jennings talks to OFMDFM Committee Chair Danny Kennedy on the intricacies of being a chairman and building a consensus. Like the department, the central point of the OFMDFM Committee’s work, Danny...

Margaret Ritchie interview

Peter Cheney talks to the new SDLP leader about her plans for nationalism and aims for the forthcoming Westminster poll. Taking the economy seriously and bringing more power to Northern Ireland are...

Corporate community responsibility

Business in the Community’s Northern Ireland Chair, Paul Rooney, talks to Peter Cheney about how BITC builds partnerships between good citizen companies and local communities. Putting good intentions into practice, he argues,...

Is education performing?

agendaNi looks at efforts to tackle the gap between the province’s highest and lowest achievers, and compares exam performance in Northern Ireland with other parts of the UK. Educational underachievement is a...

Island infrastructure

A new publication has outlined key infrastructural changes that must be made in Northern Ireland and the Republic in order for the island to take its place amongst the most advanced competitive...

Dreaming big dreams

Reminiscing on past achievements and focusing on the challenges ahead was on the agenda at the annual SDLP conference. Meadhbh Monahan reports. As the chords of ‘This is the one’ by the...

Denzil McDaniel

Editorial Manager of the Impartial Reporter newspaper in County Fermanagh Denzil McDaniel has seen journalism change over the past 37 years, from stories of death and destruction to issues surrounding health and...