Category Archives: Issues

Martin McGuinness: death of a statesman

Martin McGuinness, an eminent icon of Irish political life, has died in his native Derry. From the terraced streets of the Bogside to the salubrious surroundings of Stormont, the once undisputed bastion...

Caring for our older population

There is a real need to have a clear plan about how we provide social care in Northern Ireland in the future, particularly for our older people, says the Patient and Client...

Caring for carers

The Caring for Carers strategy first published in 2006 recognised the need for support carers to have access to a social life, training, education, availability of information and support services. Carers are...

RHI scandal burns on

With an extended period of direct rule a likely consequence of the political fallout at Stormont, agendaNi looks at latest developments of the root cause of the current impasse: the botched Renewable...

Local government district briefing 2017

agendaNi summarises some of the key statistics from the 2017 local government district briefing. Age While most district councils were similarily ranked relative to the Northern Ireland average in terms of population...

Renewable planning applications in decline

agendaNi analyses the latest statistical bulletin for local authority and departmental influence on planning activity across Northern Ireland. Declining numbers of renewable energy applications stand out as the greatest shift in statistics...

Exceeding and Enabling

As an ambitious and forward thinking local authority, Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council is exceeding its own challenging ambitions enabling the ongoing regeneration of urban and rural areas. First regeneration...