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.

Irish Water: Liquid assets still in the balance

Irish Water: Liquid assets still in the balance

The latest report on the country’s water supplies is so vague in nature that no one is really sure what will replace the old, dead system of charges

Prosecution over delay in reporting abuse looms for school

Prosecution over delay in reporting abuse looms for school

The Dublin boarding school at the centre of allegations of sexual assault against a pupil could b...

Former Ahern adviser lobbied for Mount Juliet housing development

Former Ahern adviser lobbied for Mount Juliet housing development

Paddy Duffy is a former press secretary to the former taoiseach

Former FF councillor in bid to rejoin the party

Former FF councillor in bid to rejoin the party

Patrick McKee left Fianna Fáil in March 2015

Labour grassroots want open conferences

Labour grassroots want open conferences

A survey of over 300 party members has found that 72 per cent of them want more member control

Cork commuters travel for free thanks to outdated bus equipment

Cork commuters travel for free thanks to outdated bus equipment

Total cost to the company could run into the thousands of euro

Hugh O'Connell: 'There is lingering confusion about FF on water charges'

Hugh O'Connell: 'There is lingering confusion about FF on water charges'

It might partly explain why support for the party has fallen in four consecutive Red C/Sunday Business Post polls

FG constituency row over €5,000 expenses

FG constituency row over €5,000 expenses

First-time Stephanie Regan claims she was pursued for bill

Government muted at news of Castro’s passing

Government muted at news of Castro’s passing

Taoiseach Enda Kenny - and many of his ministers - declined to comment

Nicola Sturgeon: 'There's no easy way out of Brexit'

Nicola Sturgeon: 'There's no easy way out of Brexit'

Scotland's First Minister tells Hugh O'Connell about the post-Brexit challenges ahead

State pays €2.8m in Moriarty legal fees

State pays €2.8m in Moriarty legal fees

Bill includes over €500,000 to defend an action taken by Tipperary TD Michael Lowry

Hugh O'Connell: Shane Ross’s judicial crusade means transport takes a back seat

Hugh O'Connell: Shane Ross’s judicial crusade means transport takes a back seat

'Growing annoyance' in Fine Gael at minister's focus on judicial reform

Field of dreams? Croker to anchor our 2023 RWC bid

Field of dreams? Croker to anchor our 2023 RWC bid

The IRFU hopes that the sale of some two million tickets will go towards paying for the event

Report leads to FG backroom shake-up

Report leads to FG backroom shake-up

Party political director to be installed after election disaster

Micheál Martin ally facing legal action

Micheál Martin ally facing legal action

Action relates to comments made during a heated Cork City Council meeting last month