Post Editors

Post Editors

Rising living costs seriously affect our quality of life

Rising living costs seriously affect our quality of life

In a world of negative interest rates, worries about deflation and anaemic growth, one could easily form the impression that price growth or inflation has become a thing of the past, something to be housed in a financial history museum

New government will face fresh challenges in post-Brexit world

New government will face fresh challenges in post-Brexit world

When the Fine Gael-led minority government took office three-and-a-half years ago, few believed it would last this long. Along the way, there has been a change of taoiseach, the resignations of two cabinet ministers and the passage of three budgets

SBP editorial: Economic warning signs must be heeded

SBP editorial: Economic warning signs must be heeded

It is easy to get lost in the welter of economic statistics that the modern, data-led capitalist ...

SBP editorial: Johnson and Varadkar need common ground

SBP editorial: Johnson and Varadkar need common ground

All political lives end in failure, Enoch Powell once observed. But he never comprehended the mor...

Government must remain steadfast in face of no-deal Brexit

Government must remain steadfast in face of no-deal Brexit

Quite simply those opposing Brexit, plus those opposing a no-deal Brexit, must find a way to arrest the momentum building behind a crash-out scenario on October 31

Costly plan does not address underlying health problems

Costly plan does not address underlying health problems

When it comes to healthcare, our propensity for aspirational report writing has been dwarfed by chronic implementation deficit disorder

SBP editorial: Backstop is the only sure way to avoid a return to partition

SBP editorial: Backstop is the only sure way to avoid a return to partition

In the fantasy world of Brexit, we are invited to believe that the more things stay the same, the...

SBP editorial: Ryanair bosses and pilots must meet each other halfway

SBP editorial: Ryanair bosses and pilots must meet each other halfway

Ryanair made a seminal move in late 2017 to recognise unions. Since then, there has been a sense ...

SBP editorial: State must practise what it preaches on public services cards

SBP editorial: State must practise what it preaches on public services cards

The relationship between a state and its citizens is a complex, subtle and slowly evolving one. B...

SBP editorial: Operation Banner’s 50th anniversary is a warning from the past

SBP editorial: Operation Banner’s 50th anniversary is a warning from the past

The 50th anniversary of Operation Banner should serve as a warning to us all: any short-term cris...

US and China need to avoid fiscal arms race at all costs

US and China need to avoid fiscal arms race at all costs

The geo-strategic contest between the US and China has entered a new and unpredictable phase. Las...

Britain is starting to feel the Brexit pain

Britain is starting to feel the Brexit pain

Up to now, the warnings from various institutions have been dismissed: the Bank of England, the c...

SBP editorial: Trump antics risk undermining Fed

SBP editorial: Trump antics risk undermining Fed

Financial markets are unpredictable. Stocks go up and down, investors come and go, profits rise a...

SBP editorial: RTÉ must show that it spends money wisely

SBP editorial: RTÉ must show that it spends money wisely

Last week, the government announced it was overhauling the much-criticised television licence fee...

Don’t extend Nama: it’s past its sell-by date

Don’t extend Nama: it’s past its sell-by date

Nothing like the National Asset Management Agency was ever created before in Ireland, and arguabl...