Category Archives: Public Affairs

Energy for innovation

Senergy Innovations Limited founder Christine Boyle talks to David Whelan about navigating the construction industry as a female managing director and the footing it offered to launch her latest journey pursuing the...

Enda the road: long runs the fox

Enda Kenny, the longest serving office-holder of the current Oireachtas (the 12th longest in State history), has retired from his role as Taoiseach. Representing the people of Mayo since 12 November 1975,...

EU papers set Brexit tone

The EU has published its initial draft position papers ahead of the Article 50 negotiations, the first phase of which will primarily concern a reciprocal agreement on citizens’ rights, as well as...

Meet the Media

Donegal-born Kevin Sharkey is a broadcast journalist with the BBC, working as a TV, radio and digital reporter in news, current affairs and politics. How did you get into journalism? I began...

Political Platform

Recently elected in March 2017 to the Northern Ireland Assembly for the unionist stronghold of Lagan Valley, SDLP MLA Pat Catney served two terms on Lisburn City Council. A retired businessman, he...

Faustian pacts rarely end well

What would a deal between the Conservatives and DUP mean, both for Northern Ireland and beyond, asks the University of Kent Professor Feargal Cochrane. Faustian Pacts of this sort rarely end well...