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.

Bruton changes judging process for €2m prize fund

Bruton changes judging process for €2m prize fund

Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton has cut the number of local judges involved in a €2 million pr...

FG TD criticises public sector pay rise

FG TD criticises public sector pay rise

A leading Fine Gael TD has criticised his own government’s “crazy” decision to give a €1,...

‘Problem staff’ being shifted around Burton’s department

‘Problem staff’ being shifted around Burton’s department

A damning report has found that that “problem staff” in the Department of Social Protection a...

Cold shoulder for effort by Fine Gael backbencher to save jobs in hometown

Cold shoulder for effort by Fine Gael backbencher to save jobs in hometown

A Fine Gael TD who criticised Taoiseach Enda Kenny is losing 29 public sector jobs in his hometow...

RedC Poll: End  of  the  Affair

RedC Poll: End of the Affair

Averil Power’s split with Fianna Fáil led to bitterness on both sides

Flanagan wants North collusion investigated by all parties

Flanagan wants North collusion investigated by all parties

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has called for cross-party agreement to investigate...

Employers deal is big boost for jobless candidates

Employers deal is big boost for jobless candidates

Almost 200 of the country’s biggest employers, including PayPal and Glanbia, have signed up to ...

Move to fix tax flaw affecting increase in minimum wage

Move to fix tax flaw affecting increase in minimum wage

l PRSI wipes out 5 per cent bump for the low-paid

ID numbers for under-sixes in GP scheme

ID numbers for under-sixes in GP scheme

New patient identity numbers are to be given for the first time to children availing of the propo...

Mabs boards to be slashed for €340,000 saving

Mabs boards to be slashed for €340,000 saving

A state-backed free financial advice service is planning to abolish over 80 of its local boards t...

Presidency age limit vote to be defeated

Presidency age limit vote to be defeated

Government ministers have blamed the defeat of the presidential age referendum on the huge public...

Skellig Michael prepares for Star Wars pilgrims Unesco site to make more space for sci-fi fans

Skellig Michael prepares for Star Wars pilgrims Unesco site to make more space for sci-fi fans

The state plans to increase visitor access to Skellig Michael after after increased international exposure

Firms that breach pay order will be named

Firms that breach pay order will be named

Employers who cannot afford to comply with new sectoral pay orders will have their names publishe...

A ‘rainbow moment’for the country

A ‘rainbow moment’for the country

Politicians and Yes campaigners gathered at Dublin Castle to celebrate a resounding victory in the same-sex marriage referendum

Sligo seeks state help over royal bill

Sligo seeks state help over royal bill

Debt-laden Sligo County Council is seeking state funding to cover the cost of Prince Charles’s ...