Category Archives: Issues

The constitutional question

The fact that the constitutional question is now firmly back on the table makes the likelihood of a functioning Executive all the more improbable, writes David Whelan. In July, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar...

The rules of engagement

DUP MP Emma Little-Pengelly outlines her belief that a no deal scenario is more likely now than ever, fuelled by external pressures around a backstop and discussions about ‘what if it all...

PSNI drones: above and beyond

The operational use of drones is “an evolving area of police work”, the benefits of which the PSNI’s Air Support Unit (ASU) has sought to maximise. Ciarán Galway reports on the deployment...

Protecting your plate

Ed McDonald, Food Fraud Liaison Officer at the Food Standards Agency in Northern Ireland (FSA in NI) has a clear mission: To protect the public by ensuring that food is safe and...

Digital transformation: The UK model

Kevin Cunnington took up the role of the UK’s Director General of the Government Digital Service (GDS) in 2016. On joining GDS, he also became Head of Function for Digital, Data and...

A changing Ireland

Sinn Féin Vice President Michelle O’Neill talks to Owen McQuade about Brexit and the changes in Ireland, North and South, that she believes will bring about a united Ireland in her lifetime....

Banking innovation in the public sector

As the world becomes more digitised, Danske Bank is embracing that change and delivering innovative solutions to its public sector clients. agendaNi spoke to Danske Bank’s Public Sector Relationship Manager Bryan Deacon...

Confidence and supply

A year on from the signing of a confidence and supply agreement which saw 10 DUP MPs back Theresa May’s minority Conservative government, leader of the DUP Parliamentary Party Nigel Dodds speaks...