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.

Missed train costs FG’s Bernard Durkan job as leas-cheann comhairle

Missed train costs FG’s Bernard Durkan job as leas-cheann comhairle

Ciarán Cannon was not present for the vote and did not have a pairing

Facebook can’t excise anti-Doherty comments

Facebook can’t excise anti-Doherty comments

Fine Gael TD said she contacted the head of Facebook in Ireland

Water commission members warned not to speak to media

Water commission members warned not to speak to media

Commission members told to refer journalists to Department of Environment

Enda the line for Enda Kenny?

Enda the line for Enda Kenny?

After a calamitous week, it is no longer a question of whether but when for Kenny

Michael Lowry: ‘I have an understanding’ with FG

Michael Lowry: ‘I have an understanding’ with FG

Tipperary TD said he had had “several discussions with the Taoiseach”

Jobs minister Halligan calls for new living wage of €11.50 an hour

Jobs minister Halligan calls for new living wage of €11.50 an hour

Minister says rate should replace the current minimum wage of €9.15

Brexit: McGuinness says border checkpoints likely after Brexit vote

Brexit: McGuinness says border checkpoints likely after Brexit vote

Deputy first minister issues warning over 500km stretch

Renua’s ethics officer quits over Ganley loan

Renua’s ethics officer quits over Ganley loan

Karl Deeter resigned over money given to party in run-up to general election

‘Of course they’re nervous about me. I stood my ground’

‘Of course they’re nervous about me. I stood my ground’

Independent TD John Halligan is determined not to compromise - no matter what pressure from FG

Brexit: Northern frights in the offing

Brexit: Northern frights in the offing

Uncertainty reigns north of the border, as its inhabitants try to get to grips with the new post-Brexit reality

Hugh O'Connell: Taoiseach faces gruelling Brexit showdown in Brussels

Hugh O'Connell: Taoiseach faces gruelling Brexit showdown in Brussels

It is more than likely Project Calm will go the same way as Project Fear

Back from the brink

Back from the brink

The inside story of Fianna Fáil’s resurgence

Brexit: Flanagan warns of the return of border controls

Brexit: Flanagan warns of the return of border controls

Charlie Flanagan says checkpoints are realistic prospect

FF’s Martin says party could have won more seats

FF’s Martin says party could have won more seats

Fianna Fáil leader says some constituencies could have been more self-confident

O’Leary to speak at Fine Gael fundraiser

O’Leary to speak at Fine Gael fundraiser

Airline boss set for business breakfast