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.

Former FG political consultant is convicted of federal crimes in US

Former FG political consultant is convicted of federal crimes in US

Ravneet ‘Ravi’ Singh convicted of illegally funnelling over $500,000

Government to meet GRA this week for strike talks

Government to meet GRA this week for strike talks

Gardaí may ‘withdraw services’ despite strike action being illegal

Politicians dub HSE approach ‘unacceptable’

Politicians dub HSE approach ‘unacceptable’

Criticism follows a request for questions five weeks before committee hearing

Halligan ‘unwise’ to promise new cath lab, says Cullinane

Halligan ‘unwise’ to promise new cath lab, says Cullinane

Sinn Féin TD says junior minister shouldn't have said Waterford lab was a done deal

Report urges FG to scrap ‘outdated’ newsletters

Report urges FG to scrap ‘outdated’ newsletters

Paper bulletins from ‘bygone age’ should be replaced by text alerts and Facebook, says report

Comment: Lessons for Mitchell O'Connor after Taoiseach's rebuke

Comment: Lessons for Mitchell O'Connor after Taoiseach's rebuke

Jobs minister's reduced tax rate for return 'specialist' emigrants met with with opposition

Small USC tax cuts as Noonan prepares pro-business budget

Small USC tax cuts as Noonan prepares pro-business budget

USC to drop 0.5 per cent for lower paid workers; Further crackdown on corporate tax avoidance

A king’s ransom for Charles and Camilla

A king’s ransom for Charles and Camilla

Gardaí spent €710,000 on royal visit security

Ploughing a wayward furrow

Ploughing a wayward furrow

With a crucial budget looming, is the minority government really working - and will it last?

USC cuts to save workers only €5 per week

USC cuts to save workers only €5 per week

Noonan meets with Fianna Fáil to hammer out details of budget

Former top Finance official defends Nama’s Project Eagle sale

Former top Finance official defends Nama’s Project Eagle sale

Nama right to sell off risky ‘foreign assets’, says John Moran

FF will oppose third-level student loan scheme

FF will oppose third-level student loan scheme

Party to urge maintaining the current system

Jeremy Corbyn wins Labour leadership

Jeremy Corbyn wins Labour leadership

MP sees off challenge from Owen Smith with bigger margin than last year's victory

Comment: Micheál Martin is 'flying' but dangers lie ahead

Comment: Micheál Martin is 'flying' but dangers lie ahead

Fianna Fáil's poll numbers are going up and the mood in the party is very good, writes Hugh O'Connell

Project Eagle: Nama under siege

Project Eagle: Nama under siege

Call for all Nama loan sales to be suspended; Ex-PAC chair claims Nama ‘misled’ committee