Category Archives: Issues

Politics of the economy

Sinn Féin MLA and former Minister Conor Murphy talks to Owen McQuade about the economy, north/south cooperation and the devolution of fiscal powers. Sinn Féin is now in a unique position as...

Bringing business back to Northern Ireland

Andrew Cowan, Chief Executive of Northern Irish Connections, reveals the influence held by our diaspora around the world and the power that they have to drive investment and long-term economic benefits home...

Budget reaction

Northern Ireland’s business community broadly welcomed George Osborne’s Budget. Reaction to the budget from Northern Ireland’s business community was on balance positive, however the introduction of the minimum living wage was a...

Untangling the NAMA controversy

Claims made by independent TD Mick Wallace set off a media storm around the sale of NAMA’s Northern Ireland assets. Colm Heatley looks at the unfolding financial scandal that looks set to...

Top tourist attractions revealed

The Giant’s Causeway has been named as Northern Ireland’s top tourist attraction in 2014 with 790,000 visitors. This was followed by Titanic Belfast (630,000 visitors), the Ulster Museum (470,000 visitors) and Derry’s...

New Victims Commissioner appointed

The Office of the First and Deputy first Minister has recently announced the appointment of a new Victims Commissioner to replace the highly regarded Kathryn Stone who left the post in June...