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.

Luas line to airport would be 67 per cent cheaper than Metro

Luas line to airport would be 67 per cent cheaper than Metro

A new Luas line to Dublin Airport would be able to transport 9,000 passengers per hour for less t...

Ex-judge Barry White hits Bar bar

Ex-judge Barry White hits Bar bar

Retired Central Criminal Court judge Barry White has had his application for a waiver concerning ...

Striking bus drivers to keep holiday payments

Striking bus drivers to keep holiday payments

Striking bus drivers have held onto their ‘double pay’ over the Bank Holiday weekend, due to ...

Prisoner transfer system put in doubt

Prisoner transfer system put in doubt

The transfer of Irish prisoners from British jails has been put in doubt after 11 were released o...

TDs to reveal full details of expenses online

TDs to reveal full details of expenses online

The full details of TDs’ expenses are set to be published online for the first time due to a de...

Burton promises adoption rights

Burton promises adoption rights

Tánaiste Joan Burton has promised that adopted children will be given new rights to learn the id...

Profile: Paschal Donohoe

Profile: Paschal Donohoe

Balancing act

Power crisis in North looming with line delay

Power crisis in North looming with line delay

l Cross-border interconnector faces massive opposition, but EU rules will close Northern coal pla...

Soul-searching and self-doubt on Yes side

Soul-searching and self-doubt on Yes side

‘Duck and dive, but make your point’

Tyre groups roundly criticise ‘new disposal tax’ scheme

Tyre groups roundly criticise ‘new disposal tax’ scheme

Environment Minister Alan Kelly is under fire over a new “tyre tax” which could increase the price of tyres by €3.

Sinn Féin out on top in election cyberwar

Sinn Féin out on top in election cyberwar

Sinn Féin is winning the ‘cyberwar’ on Facebook ahead of the next general election. That’s...

Which party is leading the social media charge?

Which party is leading the social media charge?

One political party is surging ahead of all the others on social networks, and it’s not one of the coalition partners

Briefing: FF grudgingly comes to terms with two-election strategy

Briefing: FF grudgingly comes to terms with two-election strategy

Ambition to secure a seat in every constituency is scuppered by Dublin’s electorate

FF promises to scrap ‘failed’ Irish Water

FF promises to scrap ‘failed’ Irish Water

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has calling for the scrapping of water charges and the abolit...

Profile: Jan O’Sullivan

Profile: Jan O’Sullivan

Steely Jan: Michael Brennan profiles Minister for Education Jan O'Sullivan