Hugh O'Connell

Hugh O'Connell

Hugh O'Connell is political correspondent with the Sunday Business Post. He is the former political editor of TheJournal.ie 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.

Capture the castle: Dreaming of a country escape this Valentine’s week?

Capture the castle: Dreaming of a country escape this Valentine’s week?

Hugh O’Connell visits an elegant Georgian country house handily located in Co Mayo on the grounds of Ashford Castle

Nama failed in corporate governance of Project Eagle, says draft PAC paper

Nama failed in corporate governance of Project Eagle, says draft PAC paper

Conflicts of interest concerning Frank Cushahan not managed, says draft

Report: Noonan acted inappropriately - Nama sale flawed

Report: Noonan acted inappropriately - Nama sale flawed

Dossier prepared for TDs investigating the sale of Project Eagle

Government to make decision on Cystic Fibrosis medicine Orkambi

Government to make decision on Cystic Fibrosis medicine Orkambi

HSE management is to consider a proposal from the drug’s manufacturer, Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Lucinda Creighton fails to rule out a return to politics

Lucinda Creighton fails to rule out a return to politics

“Well, for now, but who knows? I don’t think you can ever say never.”

Interview: What Lucinda did next

Interview: What Lucinda did next

Embracing a second act as a private sector consultant, the former Fine Gaeler refuses to fully rule out a return to the political fray

Independent Alliance pushes for constituency cash

Independent Alliance pushes for constituency cash

The government last week launched a review of the €27 billion 2016-2021 capital plan

FF ramps up pressure to recognise Palestine

FF ramps up pressure to recognise Palestine

Fianna Fáil has secured cross-party support for a Dáil motion

Stephen Donnelly to lose €65,000 a year in state funding

Stephen Donnelly to lose €65,000 a year in state funding

Donnelly quit the Social Democrats and joined Fianna Fáil last week

FF in new demand for Nama loan sale probe

FF in new demand for Nama loan sale probe

Party believes Michael Noonan is rowing back on idea of commission of investigation

Stephen Donnelly applies to join Fianna Fáil

Stephen Donnelly applies to join Fianna Fáil

Move comes months after TD quit Social Democrats after differences with co-founders

Hugh O'Connell: Trump looms large as Brexit takes a backseat

Hugh O'Connell: Trump looms large as Brexit takes a backseat

Taoiseach and British PM faced uncomfortable questions despite unity on 'frictionless' border

Trump overshadows Brexit after Dublin meeting

Trump overshadows Brexit after Dublin meeting

Taoiseach announces review of US immigration facilities after 'constructive' May talks

Profile: Michelle O’Neill, the frontwoman

Profile: Michelle O’Neill, the frontwoman

The fast-talking new leader of Sinn Féin in the North

C&AG report on Project Eagle lashed by Finance

C&AG report on Project Eagle lashed by Finance

Department officials said opinions were ‘flawed’ in draft report by C&AG into Nama sale