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The future of electricity

Key stakeholders come together to discuss the main challenges facing Northern Ireland’s electricity sector, how to speed up infrastructure investment and the state of the all-island market. What do you see as...

Risk management

Incomes are up but as economic predictions falter, farmers must learn to better manage risks. Norman Fulton, the head of DARD’s Policy and Economics Division, has told agendaNi that local farm incomes...

Food labelling

  Supermarket shelves are filled with food products claiming to make us healthy. Emma Blee speaks to two food legislation experts to find out how strict the law on food labelling is....

Agriculture cuts

  Richard Halleron considers whether agriculture will be able to persuade the general public of its worth. Speculation is rife at the present time that the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development...

Ulster Canal plans

agendaNi takes a look at plans to reopen the first phase of the Ulster Canal. Part of the Ulster Canal, which closed almost 80 years ago, could be re-opened by 2013 now...

Enjoying the fruits of their labour

A group of green-fingered volunteers are sowing some happiness into the lives of the elderly in Cookstown. Emma Blee met up with the group to find out more. The growing cost of...

Colin Bateman: crime to composing

Bangor author Colin Bateman talks to Meadhbh Monahan about his success to date and his foray into the world of theatre. The composition of a national anthem for Northern Ireland by two...

Seamus Heaney: Human Chain

  “Mysterious, dream-like markers of the soul” is how Seamus Heaney describes his latest poems. Meadhbh Monahan was in the audience at the Aspects Literature Festival in Bangor when he revealed the...