Category Archives: Issues

Delivering on the skills agenda

Owen McQuade talks skills and education with Trevor Carson, Director of the Learning and Skills Development Agency. As Trevor Carson acknowledges, “massive change” is under way in the further education (FE) and...

Mick Fealty

Having made his mark as a professional researcher, Slugger O’Toole editor Mick Fealty turned his attention to the fledgling new media world of blogging in 2002 and has not looked back since....

Paul Flowers

Paul Flowers edits the County Down Spectator, the main read in North Down and one of Northern Ireland’s largest weekly newspapers. Here, he talks about the challenge of getting a paper out...

From policing to peace-building

Peace is much more than the signing of an agreement. Owen McQuade talks to Co-operation Ireland’s incoming Chief Executive Peter Sheridan to discuss what needs to be done to build a lasting...

Robin Morton

Robin Morton, Business Correspondent with the Belfast Telegraph and currently the paper’s acting Business Editor, talks about business journalism in the province, his interest in transport and the changes he has seen...