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.

SDLP leader wants deal for North to cope with Brexit

SDLP leader wants deal for North to cope with Brexit

Colum Eastwood said "Brexit is going to be a catastrophe for our people"

FG senator Frank Feighan eyes Dáil comeback

FG senator Frank Feighan eyes Dáil comeback

Feighan was appointed to the Seanad by Taoiseach Enda Kenny last May

Pimco agrees to take part in inquiry into Nama sale

Pimco agrees to take part in inquiry into Nama sale

Fund has indicated to the Public Accounts Committee that it will present a written submission or attend a public hearing

Garda strike action on hold: A fair cop?

Garda strike action on hold: A fair cop?

Although the unprecedented threat of strike action has been put on hold, the garda dispute is by no means over

Sinn Féin TDs to get €2k pay boost after industrial wage review

Sinn Féin TDs to get €2k pay boost after industrial wage review

Wage increase is mooted to come into effect next year if ratified by the ard comhairle

Brexit's a 'done deal' - but Arlene Foster isn't sure what the North will end up with

Brexit's a 'done deal' - but Arlene Foster isn't sure what the North will end up with

Foster is certain about many things. The North's position after Brexit is unclear, however

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