Post Editors

Post Editors

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...

SBP editorial: Dixon must be ready to use sanctions to protect personal data

SBP editorial: Dixon must be ready to use sanctions to protect personal data

Almost weekly, new revelations emerge about how large tech firms are handling people’s data and...

Getting educated on our future is a huge imperative

Getting educated on our future is a huge imperative

Irish society has changed dramatically in the last 30 years. The Ireland of 2019 would be virtual...

No more misery TV to sate sick appetites

No more misery TV to sate sick appetites

Last week, a British daytime television programme called The Jeremy Kyle Show was placed on indef...

Big questions on broadband won’t go away

Big questions on broadband won’t go away

After an almost week-long PR effort, the government will reflect that while the National Broadban...

Only way to curb Facebook is to break it up

Only way to curb Facebook is to break it up

Last week, one of Facebook’s founders, Chris Hughes, took to the pages of the New York Times to...

SBP editorial: Time to discard Ireland’s ‘chilling’ defamation laws

SBP editorial: Time to discard Ireland’s ‘chilling’ defamation laws

It is hard to think of many laws on the Irish statute book as outmoded, antiquated and incoherent...

SBP editorial: New Central Bank chief must keep a firm hand on the tiller

SBP editorial: New Central Bank chief must keep a firm hand on the tiller

Few people remember Bill Martin, the chair of the US Federal Reserve between 1951 and 1970 – th...

Will shirking benefits still provide returns?

Will shirking benefits still provide returns?

Are you curious enough to get involved in a start-up? Fiona Alston reports on the positives of taking the plunge into start-up land and discusses how permanent positions are no longer the be all and end all

SBP editorial: Data is the ‘double Irish’ of our times

SBP editorial: Data is the ‘double Irish’ of our times

It’s been almost six years to the day since the touch paper was lit on a fierce international d...

SBP editorial: Executive pay issue now supercharged

SBP editorial: Executive pay issue now supercharged

Shareholders in Irish plcs have historically been a meek lot. Year after year motions are passed ...

SBP editorial: Like them or loathe them, climate change protesters are right

SBP editorial: Like them or loathe them, climate change protesters are right

Last week, a set of protests about the inadequate government response to climate change was met w...

SBP editorial: Government needs to step in to defend teaching of history

SBP editorial: Government needs to step in to defend teaching of history

The great British historian Arnold Toynbee, who impressed the world by studying 26 civilisations,...

Assange: the wrong man, but the right cause

Assange: the wrong man, but the right cause

In such a media-soaked age there aren’t many public figures that divide opinion quite as starkl...

Healy-Rae’s solo run hurt his own national team

Healy-Rae’s solo run hurt his own national team

Irish politics is by no means unique in its tendency for national politicians to focus primarily ...