Category Archives: Issues

Stadia investment programme launched

The Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure has launched a programme of investment in local football grounds in Northern Ireland. On the 10th March 2011, the Executive endorsed a proposal by the...

Uniting communities

agendaNi reviews the recently published strategic framework for co-operation between the Irish Football Association, Ulster GAA and Ulster Rugby.  The multi-sport partnership between the Irish Football Association (IFA), Ulster GAA and Ulster...

‘Fermanagh spake’

The Impartial Reporter’s Rodney Edwards talks about his career and his new book ‘Sure Why Would Ye Not?’ Tell us a bit about yourself – background, how you got into journalism I...

Labour leans to the left

agendaNi profiles the British Labour party’s new leader Jeremy Corbyn and asks what his appointment may mean for Northern Ireland. In one of the biggest shocks in recent political history, members of...

Spying on MLAs?

Amid allegations of Government Communications Headquarters’ (GCHQ) authorised spying on Northern Ireland’s MLAs, agendaNi looks at the validity of spying on elected representatives. Following the revelation that the British Intelligence Agency may...

Assembly round-up

The Northern Ireland Assembly’s divisions reached boiling point in September as ministerial resignations threatened its very existence and the topic of paramilitary activity was thrust firmly back into the spotlight.   With...

TRADES UNION desk

The trouble with ‘voluntary’ redundancies John O’Farrell warns that the language used when discussing voluntary redundancies may hide the fact they are more compulsory than you think. The Westminster government has a...