Category Archives: Issues

Delivering effective child maintenance

Mary Quinn leads the Child Maintenance and Enforcement Division within the Department for Social Development. She discusses the complex issues within its remit with Owen McQuade and how the organisation has turned...

Big picture policing and justice

Barry Gilligan talks through his priorities for law and order with agendaNi as he takes up the Policing Board chair. As he starts to lead Northern Ireland’s police oversight body, Barry Gilligan...

Gregory Campbell interview

Sport, languages, museums and libraries fall within the varied Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure portfolio. Peter Cheney and Ryan Jennings discuss the key issues with Minister Gregory Campbell. While most ministerial...

Selling science

Seán Hogan, Chairperson of Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI), discusses the origins of the organisation and the work it carries out with Owen McQuade. “The department commissions the science and then AFBI...

Empey

A native of Newcastle, Willie has been a Down District councillor for the area since 2001 and was elected to the Assembly for South Down in 2003. He takes a keen interest...

The leaders: Mark Durkan interview

In the first of our interviews with the party leaders, Owen McQuade meets Mark Durkan leader of the SDLP to discuss his political career and the future outlook for his party. It...

Taking on the challenges

Since starting with KPMG, some 18 years ago, Paul Hollway has followed both the growth of Northern Ireland’s economy and the boom of Celtic Tiger in Dublin at the start of this...

A full legal offering

Alan Taylor takes over as Managing Partner in Belfast for law firm Arthur Cox. Owen McQuade met with him to discuss the remit of the firm’s work and how he sees its...