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Normal civilised behaviour…

Files released by the Public Records Office of Northern Ireland reveal the “crucial importance” placed upon west Belfast by the Northern Ireland Office in the late 1980s. The most recent batch of...

Failing the 11-plus (again)

  John O’Farrell of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions writes in agendaNi about his disappointment at Education Minister Peter Weir’s support for academic selection and the subsequent potential for a widening...

Meet the media

Chris Sherrard is the editor of Belfast Live. He previously held the roles of Digital Publishing Executive for Mirror Media Ireland, where he oversaw the launch and growth of the Irish Daily...

Politics with a small ‘p’

agendaNi’s David Whelan travelled to Armagh to find out more about the Sinn Féin Lord Mayor who claimed the highest percentage of first preference votes in the whole of the north in...

Constituency changes abound

The Boundary Commission for Northern Ireland has proposed a series of provisional recommendations which, as they stand, will impact upon every constituency in the North, reducing their total from 18 to 17....

Planning ambitions

Well-known town planning consultant Clyde Shanks looks at how local planning is faring under the control of local councils. Our 11 Local Councils are 18 months in to their role as decision-makers...

Northern Ireland Energy Forum 2016

The Northern Ireland Energy Forum, supported by Pinsent Masons and NIE Networks, brought together Northern Ireland’s energy sector for a day of discussion focusing on the most important aspects of energy policy...

NI Economic Conference launch

Northern Ireland’s major economic conference to take place in Derry in 2016 The Annual Northern Ireland Economic Conference, which is Northern Ireland’s major annual economic analysis event is set to take place...