Category Archives: Economy

Roads to improvement

Progressive transport networks are essential to the economic development of any region. Historic underinvestment in infrastructure in the North West has stifled its competitive edge and produced economic disparity. A series of...

Slaughtneil: reaching new peaks

In the closing months of 2016, an unassuming hillside community from County Derry found itself thrust into the media spotlight across the island. agendaNi reports. Located in the rural tranquillity of south...

Walking on air: Seamus Heaney HomePlace

In September 2016, the Seamus Heaney HomePlace opened its doors in Bellaghy. By December, 11,000 people had crossed its threshold. Ciarán Galway speaks with Centre Manager Brian McCormick. Lying halfway between Belfast...

Skills for the North West

Damien Gallagher, Executive Director of Engineering at the Seagate Technology facility in Derry, explains that a steady skills stream is a vital driver of the businesses growth. The Seagate Springtown site in...

Investing in people and place

                          Established in 1981 as a limited company with charitable status, the Inner City Trust’s objectives are to relieve poverty,...

Muddied waters

                  Nearly a century after partition and the secession of Northern Ireland from the Irish Free State, a territorial dispute between Britain and Ireland...

AE Global – Manufacturers and Constructors

Manufacturers and Constructors In 2016 AE global (formerly Allpipe Engineering) have realised considerable growth within their organisation. AE global have focused and targeted the pharmaceutical industry with their ‘Manufacturers and Constructors’ business...

Chris Giles, Financial Times; John Campbell, BBC Northern Ireland, John Kelpie, Derry City & Strabane District Council; deputy First Minister, Martin McGuinness, MLA; Hilary McClintock, Mayor of Derry City & Strabane District Council and Neil Gibson, Ulster University.

Northern Ireland Economic Conference

The 21st annual Northern Ireland Economic conference took place at the City Hotel, Derry which provided an excellent opportunity to highlight the importance of balanced regional economic development across Northern Ireland. The...