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.

Revealed: The urgent Project Eagle emails trail

Revealed: The urgent Project Eagle emails trail

Nama executives and failed Project Eagle bidder in last-minute email exchanges

FF TDs absent from meeting about Dáil’s mid-term break

FF TDs absent from meeting about Dáil’s mid-term break

Dáil will sit this week after Micheál Martin forces vote on mid-term break

A listless peek behind the scenes of Brexit

A listless peek behind the scenes of Brexit

Politics: Unleashing Demons: The Inside Story of Brexit, By Craig Oliver, Hodder & Stoughton, €27

Gardaí in the dark over high profile cyber attacks on state

Gardaí in the dark over high profile cyber attacks on state

Cyber Crime Bureau unable to track source of breach

Kenny ‘deluded’ on leadership question - Fine Gael TD

Kenny ‘deluded’ on leadership question - Fine Gael TD

John Paul Phelan says it is not credible for Kenny to claim he can remain for another two years

FG and FF got too friendly during the budget - and want a cooling off period

FG and FF got too friendly during the budget - and want a cooling off period

Their apparent cosiness makes both parties uneasy

United Ireland ‘would lead to job losses in North’

United Ireland ‘would lead to job losses in North’

"Definitely be in the number of thousands" of public jobs lost, says academic

Spin doctor’s new book lifts lid on how Cameron blew Brexit

Spin doctor’s new book lifts lid on how Cameron blew Brexit

Former Downing Street communications director Craig Oliver reveals the mistakes made during the Brexit campaign

Renua to pay back €80,000 loans for general election

Renua to pay back €80,000 loans for general election

Sum includes tens of thousands owed to Declan Ganley who backed party’s flat tax policy

TDs may face Dáil vote on awarding own pay rises of €5,000

TDs may face Dáil vote on awarding own pay rises of €5,000

Salaries due to increase next year to previous salary of €92,673 under the Lansdowne Road Agreement

Garglegate: Cowen blames Coveney tweet for interview controversy

Garglegate: Cowen blames Coveney tweet for interview controversy

'I wasn't jarred - it was political opportunism by Coveney'

Coveney 'fumes' at claims first-time buyers scheme will hike house prices

Coveney 'fumes' at claims first-time buyers scheme will hike house prices

Minster argues measure not a “silver bullet” to solve housing crisis, writes Hugh O'Connell

Comment: This is truly a budget for everyone...even the sheep benefit

Comment: This is truly a budget for everyone...even the sheep benefit

But Donohoe requires a nod to independents and FF, writes Hugh O'Connell

Budget 2017 is all about keeping the show on the road

Budget 2017 is all about keeping the show on the road

This is a budget of its time from a government that very few care about, writes Hugh O'Connell

Finance: Nama discount on Project Eagle was more accurate than C&AG

Finance: Nama discount on Project Eagle was more accurate than C&AG

Noonan told the PAC he could not intervene on sale of Northern loan book