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Post Editors

SBP editorial: Stuck in the middle with EU... and Britain

SBP editorial: Stuck in the middle with EU... and Britain

And so it has come down to this. It is 18 months since the Brexit referendum. There are just 16 m...

SBP editorial: Running the rule over worthwhile RWC bid

SBP editorial: Running the rule over worthwhile RWC bid

In straitened budgetary times, every cent spent deserves extra scrutiny. Even relatively small am...

Portlaoise problems must be addressed

Portlaoise problems must be addressed

The hospital has suffered from a spate of negative publicity in recent years.

36 years on, still no answers on Stardust

36 years on, still no answers on Stardust

“I always felt a little bit that I was being blamed, even though we were cleared in the tribunal.” The Butterly family were not deemed responsible but, 35 years later, the debate refuses to disappear.

Banks must play fair  with insolvency rules

Banks must play fair with insolvency rules

One of the responses to Ireland’s economic calamity was the overhaul of the state’s insolvenc...

Local authorities must tackle slum landlords

Local authorities must tackle slum landlords

RTÉ deserves maximum praise for its investigative documentary last week on slum landlords. The d...

SBP editorial: Tracker mortgage crisis must result in prosecutions

SBP editorial: Tracker mortgage crisis must result in prosecutions

Here is a question: why did it take the finance minister to call in the banks last week over the ...

SBP editorial: Chilling signs point to Tory party in dangerous disarray

SBP editorial: Chilling signs point to Tory party in dangerous disarray

Most Irish people had probably never heard of Chris Heaton-Harris before this week. Heaton-Harris...

Ireland’s banks are shamed yet again

Ireland’s banks are shamed yet again

The government finally intervened in the tracker mortgage scandal last week, warning banks it wou...

The darker side of rugby’s glamour

The darker side of rugby’s glamour

At this time of year, the minds of many Irish sports fans turn to rugby. It is the beginning of t...

SBP editorial: A skilful budget, but time now to temper caution with vision

SBP editorial: A skilful budget, but time now to temper caution with vision

Paschal Donohoe, in his first speech as Minister both for Finance and Public Expenditure, managed...

SBP editorial: Ireland must get faster at getting things done

SBP editorial: Ireland must get faster at getting things done

The High Court last week rejected two judicial review challenges from objectors to Apple’s plan...

SBP editorial: Budget must play safe and prepare for future

SBP editorial: Budget must play safe and prepare for future

A budget is a well-rehearsed, familiar kind of theatre. It is preceded by pre-budget leaks, its c...

SBP editorial: Theresa May must guide with confidence

SBP editorial: Theresa May must guide with confidence

Journalism is the art of taking inchoate events and knitting them together in a coherent narrativ...

Ireland’s relationship with multinationals

Ireland’s relationship with multinationals

Four-thousand new jobs would be an enormous boon to Ireland’s economy. That’s what Amazon is ...