Category Archives: Issues

Dismantling the Agreement

The British Government repeatedly emphasises its commitment to the Good Friday Agreement. For instance, in the December Joint Report from the negotiators of the EU and the UK, it committed to protecting...

Funding mental health

Dr Laurence Dorman, a GP in Kilkeel and Deputy Chair (for Policy) of RCGPNI, discusses the challenges of provision for mental health services in General Practice in light of the fact that...

Briefing in Brussels

David Sterling, Head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service recently warned diplomats in Brussels of the dangers of a no-deal Brexit. agendaNi summarises Sterling’s speech, which articulated “deep concerns” about Northern Ireland’s...

Arrests prompt questions for press freedom

“It’s us today, tomorrow it could be you”. Those were the words of veteran journalist Barry McCaffrey as he addressed fellow members of the press outside Belfast’s Musgrave police station following his...

RHI laid bare

An estimated overspend of up to £700 million; a bombshell BBC interview and the subsequent collapse of the Stormont Executive has made the ‘cash-for-ash’ controversy one of the most damaging scandals to...