Category Archives: Public Affairs

Linda McAuley

The presenter of BBC Radio Ulster’s consumer advice programme, On Your Behalf, Linda McAuley first joined the station in 1978. She has presented On Your Behalf since 1995. Linda lives in Bangor...

Chris Hazzard MLA

Chris Hazzard is a Sinn Féin MLA for South Down and the party’s northern education spokesman. He was co-opted to the Assembly in April 2012 to succeed Willie Clarke and sits on...

Consultation update

Details of significant consultation exercises currently being carried out by government departments and other public sector bodies in Northern Ireland. Queries on individual consultations should be referred to the organisation concerned, as...

Enduring relations

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny explains how the state visit opens up a platform for stronger British-Irish links. The strength and transformation of British-Irish relations today has never been more apparent than in...

Consultation update

Details of significant consultation exercises currently being carried out by government departments and other public sector bodies in Northern Ireland. Queries on individual consultations should be referred to the organisation concerned, as...

Meet the media

Irish News journalist Maeve Connolly discusses the highlights and challenges in her career to date. How did your career in journalism come about? My foray into journalism was a direct consequence of...

David McNarry MLA

Strangford MLA David McNarry is UKIP’s sole representative at Stormont. His political career began as a UUP councillor for Ards West (1995-2001) and he then worked as a special adviser to David...

Assembly round-up

Consensus was found over energy costs and celebrating local role models although the unresolved legacy of the Troubles added to tensions. The on-the-runs dispute inevitably cast a shadow over the Assembly’s work...