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.

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

Dublin city centre poised for first injecting centre in pilot project

Dublin city centre poised for first injecting centre in pilot project

Minister for Drugs to introduce legislation to provide facilities for chronic drug users

Ross: reopen my local Garda station before any other

Ross: reopen my local Garda station before any other

“The case for reopening Stepaside is absolutely compelling, more compelling than any other station in the country."

Sinn Féin drops demand for Arlene Foster to resign

Sinn Féin drops demand for Arlene Foster to resign

Michelle O’Neill has confirmed her party is no longer demanding that Foster quit

State to argue some consultants breached patient limits

State to argue some consultants breached patient limits

The state is to fight a €350 million back pay claim from hundreds of hospital consultants

Political apathy could be the North’s undoing

Political apathy could be the North’s undoing

A low turnout in the Northern elections may well see the same entrenched political parties returned to Stormont with a period of direct rule from Westminster a strong possibility

Adams insists he will not quit

Adams insists he will not quit

Northern Ireland health minister Michelle O’Neill tipped to replace McGuinness

Be ready for an election, Varadkar tells FG members

Be ready for an election, Varadkar tells FG members

Varadkar made the remarks to around 200 party members in Tipperary

Martin expects government to last two more years

Martin expects government to last two more years

FF leader told the party’s frontbench meeting they will have “a lot of work to do” over the next two years

Why the great school 'baptism barrier' debate will be long fingered again

Why the great school 'baptism barrier' debate will be long fingered again

Bruton wants to end the controversial admissions policy - but getting everyone's blessing will be difficult, writes Hugh O'Connell