Category Archives: Public Affairs

Austerity alternative

Visiting Portugal as part of a wider analysis of the impacts of the European financial crisis, agendaNi speaks with João Galamba, a Socialist Party MP in Portugal’s Assembly of the Republic, about...

State papers

The ‘alternative universe’ of west Belfast, the employment of ‘safe catholics’ and recognition that blowing up border roads was a costly affair. agendaNi outlines some of the national media reports around the...

Towards tolerance

Less than a year after being elected Grand Secretary of the Orange Order, Mervyn Gibson reflects on July parading, his aim to increase tolerance of the institution and building on collaboration with...

Presidential referendum

The Government has committed to staging a referendum on an amendment to the Constitution which would enable Irish citizens who live outside of the State, including those residing in the North, to...

Political Platform

The UUP’s Rosemary Barton was first elected to the Assembly for Fermanagh and South Tyrone in 2016 having previously served on Fermanagh and Omagh District Council. Prior to being a politician, Barton...