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.

EXCLUSIVE: Gerry Adams calls time on Leinster House bars

EXCLUSIVE: Gerry Adams calls time on Leinster House bars

'If you wandered into work intoxicated it wouldn’t be tolerated too long'

Gerry Adams: ‘I don’t pretend to be an accountant’

Gerry Adams: ‘I don’t pretend to be an accountant’

He may not have got the election result he hoped for, but Gerry Adams is not thinking about retirement yet

JobBridge: A step on the ladder that led to Labour’s fall

JobBridge: A step on the ladder that led to Labour’s fall

The OECD noted two years ago that JobBridge was not targeting the most disadvantaged

Adams: I’m staying on as SF leader

Adams: I’m staying on as SF leader

He also hit out at some independent TDs who have engaged in talks on government formation

€212,000-a-year penthouse office for rent . . . from the Labour Party

€212,000-a-year penthouse office for rent . . . from the Labour Party

Party looking to lease or sublet its eight-storey office in the Bloodstone Building on Sir John Rogerson’s Quay

Hugh O'Connell: Can Labour afford not to go back into government?

Hugh O'Connell: Can Labour afford not to go back into government?

Some are starting to think the party might be better off at the cabinet table