Category Archives: Issues

Translink: A New Era in Public Transport

Translink is transforming and major developments are underway to show the public just why public transport should be Your First Choice for Travel in Northern Ireland, writes Translink Group Chief Executive Chris...

Prisoners’ mental health

  In the wake of a call by Professor Phil Scraton from Queen’s University, an expert on the prison system in Northern Ireland, for a full independent review of mental health care...

The Local Bank

Kevin Kingston, Chief Executive of Danske Bank in Northern Ireland, talks to agendaNi about his first year leading the bank and how Brexit and low interest rates have impacted on the business...

Housing on the public books

agendaNi looks at the reasons why the Executive is working to reverse a decision by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) to reclassify housing associations from independent social businesses to public bodies....

Protect Life 2 strategy

Identifying herself as a champion for mental health at the Executive table, Health Minister Michelle O’Neill has pointed to a need for further reform of mental health services going forward. A major...

NILGA Conference Report

On 6 October 2016, just under 200 delegates – Ministers, MLAs, council elected members, senior officers and many key business, environmental and social partners attended the Northern Ireland Local Government Association (NILGA)...

Brief encounter

One 90 minute visit. One TV camera. One journalist. One written question. As Northern Ireland fights to climb the priority rankings of the new British Prime Minister, Theresa May might have already...

What recovery?

Recent Bank of England analysis shows the real performance of the Northern Ireland economy since the economic crisis of 2008. The narrative around the Northern Ireland economy in recent times has been...

The future of agriculture

Providing meaningful and realistic support for production agriculture will be a fundamental requirement moving forward, according to Farm Minister Michelle McIlveen who talks to Richard Halleron. The Minister also said that getting...