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.

Five senators win fight to sit on health strategy committee

Five senators win fight to sit on health strategy committee

The committee had been opposed to adding new members

Budget 2017: A little for everyone - gains for business, builders and farmers

Budget 2017: A little for everyone - gains for business, builders and farmers

Tax avoidance measures to target vulture funds; Health, childcare, self-employed to benefit

Profile Robert Watt and Derek Moran

Profile Robert Watt and Derek Moran

Two brains, one budget

Dáil break delays Sturgeon’s visit

Dáil break delays Sturgeon’s visit

Scottish First Minister planned to visit Dublin in early November

EIB wants to get involved in social housing in Ireland

EIB wants to get involved in social housing in Ireland

Andrew McDowell, Enda Kenny’s former economics guru, is now vice president of the European Investment Bank

O’Leary: I would sack all Garda strikers

O’Leary: I would sack all Garda strikers

Ryanair boss brands RTÉ ‘North Korean rat-infested union shop’

Secret Dublin fundraiser for Clinton campaign

Secret Dublin fundraiser for Clinton campaign

Event to take place at an undisclosed location in Dublin on Friday

Budget 2017 to hike cigarettes, but not alcohol

Budget 2017 to hike cigarettes, but not alcohol

Old age pension hike may be less than expected and sugar tax to come into effect in 2018

Budget 2017: working out the fine print for D-Day

Budget 2017: working out the fine print for D-Day

Between the independents and Fianna Fail, the budget will be a headache for Fine Gael

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