Post Editors

Post Editors

A clear plan from government will boost backstop case

A clear plan from government will boost backstop case

It has been said that the British enjoy celebrating their glorious failures as much as their vict...

Countries must work together to take on big tech

Countries must work together to take on big tech

In the heat of the 2016 election campaign, the then Republican candidate Donald Trump summed up h...

SBP editorial: Realist Lagarde is the right choice for top ECB role

SBP editorial: Realist Lagarde is the right choice for top ECB role

The decision by Europe’s leaders to nominate Christine Lagarde as European Central Bank preside...

SBP editorial: Varadkar needs to come clean on Bailey report

SBP editorial: Varadkar needs to come clean on Bailey report

Maria Bailey asserted in a radio interview some five weeks ago that she was drawing a line in the...

RTÉ provides a good service, it deserves a licence fee increase

RTÉ provides a good service, it deserves a licence fee increase

In the long term, the television licence fee – a relic of a by-gone era – needs to be reformed to something closer to a public service broadcast charge

Makhlouf must clear the air before starting Central Bank role

Makhlouf must clear the air before starting Central Bank role

The Cairo-born economist was given a strong reprimand in recent days by New Zealand’s state services commission over an incident where the New Zealand budget was leaked

SBP editorial: Laws alone won’t solve our growing porn problem

SBP editorial: Laws alone won’t solve our growing porn problem

Last week, two young boys were convicted of the brutal murder of teenager Ana Kriégel. After the...

SBP editorial: The Central Bank’s rules are there for a very good reason

SBP editorial: The Central Bank’s rules are there for a very good reason

Auctioneers are known occasionally for employing a little poetic licence in their sales pitches f...

SBP editorial: ‘Party of prudence’ requires a swift fiscal reality check

SBP editorial: ‘Party of prudence’ requires a swift fiscal reality check

Government departments spending well ahead of their budgets. The cost of large-scale infrastructu...

SBP editorial: Boris Johnson will put renewed pressure on Anglo-Irish relations

SBP editorial: Boris Johnson will put renewed pressure on Anglo-Irish relations

Max Hastings is as culpable as anyone for the rise of Boris Johnson. As the former editor of the ...

Taoiseach earned his diplomatic spurs with Trump visit

Taoiseach earned his diplomatic spurs with Trump visit

It is very easy to welcome a guest whose arrival we relish, and very difficult to be courteous to...

Time for Ireland to make up its mind on Huawei

Time for Ireland to make up its mind on Huawei

As a country, Ireland likes to make a virtue of its relative size and isolation on the periphery ...

Clawing back pay would punish the banks more

Clawing back pay would punish the banks more

As evidenced by practices unearthed in the financial crisis and a whole welter of scandals before...

Insurers must explain spiralling premiums

Insurers must explain spiralling premiums

‘If you’ve been involved in an accident and it wasn’t your fault, you may be entitled to co...

SBP editorial: Gender balance on boards needs to be enforced

SBP editorial: Gender balance on boards needs to be enforced

‘If I can see you, I can be you” is a well-established epigram for those who argue for gender...