Michael Brennan

Michael Brennan

Michael Brennan is political editor with the Sunday Business Post. A native of Milltown, Co Galway, he attended St Jarlath's College in Tuam and has a degree in journalism from DCU. After working with Mid West Radio and the Irish Emigrant newspaper in Boston, he joined the Examiner in Cork, where he won the Young Journalist of the Year award in 2004. He later spent two years as a reporter with the Press Association in Dublin, and worked for the Irish Independent for seven years as political correspondent and then deputy political editor.

Unemployed must upload CVs to keep social welfare

Unemployed must upload CVs to keep social welfare

Revamped JobsIreland site will host CVs to allow employers to search live register for people whose skills they need, says the government

Coveney bullish on Irish beef exports to China

Coveney bullish on Irish beef exports to China

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney has said that he expects China to allow Irish beef in for ...

Irish Aid admits €120k is lost toAfrican fraud

Irish Aid admits €120k is lost toAfrican fraud

Irish Aid has admitted that €120,000 in taxpayers’ funds has disappeared due to fraud in Za...

Department of Arts coughs up €100k to the taxman

Department of Arts coughs up €100k to the taxman

Minister for Arts Heather Humphreys’ department has paid a €100,000 tax settlement to the Rev...

Protesters ‘sense blood’ as coalition fears grow over water

Protesters ‘sense blood’ as coalition fears grow over water

“The people can sense blood,” said Richard Boyd-Barrett of People Before Profit, one of the l...

Burton on Nama bonuses: ‘get real’

Burton on Nama bonuses: ‘get real’

Tánaiste Joan Burton has warned Nama that developers should not be given bonuses. It came after...

Banks ordered to reveal top earners and hand over tapes

Banks ordered to reveal top earners and hand over tapes

The banking inquiry will force the banks to hand over information about their top ten bonus earne...

Insomnia head Kerr is hired to give An Post a shot in the arm

Insomnia head Kerr is hired to give An Post a shot in the arm

Businessman Bobby Kerr has been brought in to help keep the traditional post office alive. Best ...

Fiach Mac Conghail: Published: August 3, 2014

Fiach Mac Conghail: Published: August 3, 2014

Bohemian appointee

Garda sergeant Maurice McCabe: Published: March 2, 2014

Garda sergeant Maurice McCabe: Published: March 2, 2014

Crossing the thin blue line

John McGuinness Published: May 4, 2014

John McGuinness Published: May 4, 2014

Calling to account

From tourism to traffic: Donohoe plots course in new transport brief

From tourism to traffic: Donohoe plots course in new transport brief

The transport minister says more funding will be needed for public transport as the economy grows

The Ansbacher dossier: Whistling past the graveyard

The Ansbacher dossier: Whistling past the graveyard

If the government does not thoroughly investigate the tax evasion allegations made by whistleblowing civil servant Gerry Ryan, its already tattered credibility will nosedive again, writes Michael Brennan.

Gardaí to begin roadside drug-driving tests using special handheld devices

Gardaí to begin roadside drug-driving tests using special handheld devices

Gardaí are to be issued with handheld devices to conduct roadside tests for drug driving for the...

Irish Water bills to be capped for three years

Irish Water bills to be capped for three years

Water bills will be capped for at least the next three years at a maximum rate of €200, as the ...