Hugh O'Connell

Hugh O'Connell is political correspondent with the Sunday Business Post. He is the former political editor of and has previously worked for BBC Radio 4, FIFA, and Newstalk. He holds a BA First Class Honours degree in Journalism from Liverpool John Moores University. A regular contributor to television and radio, he also occasionally lectures in journalism.

Bailey case a tipping point for compensation culture, says top judge

McBrearty resigns from Fine Gael, threatens to sue fellow councillor

Cerberus hits back at Wallace over comments

Madigan says Bailey’s hotel claim ‘nothing to do with me’

‘The Labour Party is irrelevant,’ blasts former TD McNamara as he resigns over European candidacy

Cuffe in command as Boylan battles to salvage European seat

Fitzgerald and Kelleher set for Europe, leaving their Dáil seats to be filled

Parties feel winds of change on campaign trail

Fine Gael to hit back with climate package to stem Green tide

Few are railing against Fitzgerald as she courts commuters’ votes

Direct action – but will it work?

Fine Gael national executive chairman and party vice-president Gerry O’Connell resigns

SF wanted all parties to agree to serve in executive

McAnespy: Fianna Fáil ‘treated me like a dirty secret’