Category Archives: Issues

Joint authority: a way forward?

Amid political stasis at Stormont, former SDLP Special Advisor Michael McKernan unpacks the potential benefits of a joint authority direct rule interim solution. In the growing pessimism around the likelihood of the...

Danske: A focus on multi-channel banking

Richard Caldwell, Managing Director of Personal Banking and Small Business at Danske Bank, discusses ambition, growth and challenges one year after taking up his post. Having spent over 20 years in various...

A changing environment

Chief Executive of the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA), David Small, outlines the challenges and opportunities for the Agency in times of change. In the absence of an Executive budget and no...

Acht na Gaeilge: a perspective

Diarmaid Ua Bruadair, principal of Irish Medium school Gaelcholáiste Dhoire, offers a pedagogical perspective on what an Irish Language Act could mean for Gaeilgeorí. In English (As Bearla) Gaelcholáiste Dhoire, the second...

Taking the helm

New Ulster Unionist Party leader Robin Swann talks to agendaNi about his ‘baptism of fire’ and future ambitions for the party. Even before the final votes had been tallied during the Assembly...

Powering the economy

Rosemary Steen, External Affairs Director at SONI (EirGrid Group), talks to agendaNi about the System Operator’s role in growing the Northern Ireland economy and the women who are making it happen. “We...