Post Editors

Post Editors

SBP editorial: New plan must commit strongly to rural Ireland

SBP editorial: New plan must commit strongly to rural Ireland

There have been predictable reactions to the publication of the Project Ireland 2040 plan. But it...

SBP editorial: This housing fiasco has gone on long enough

SBP editorial: This housing fiasco has gone on long enough

Why does it matter that we can’t house our own citizenry? It seems deeply insensitive to ask wh...

SBP editorial: Irish Water needs €2bn to stave off our own Day Zero

SBP editorial: Irish Water needs €2bn to stave off our own Day Zero

When water charges were introduced, the government mantra was that they were needed to pay for th...

SBP editorial: Leadership changes in the North could set the ball rolling

SBP editorial: Leadership changes in the North could set the ball rolling

Mary Lou McDonald’s election as Sinn Féin president this weekend could be the key to breaking ...

SBP editorial: We need a vision for Ireland that extends beyond the greater Dublin area

SBP editorial: We need a vision for Ireland that extends beyond the greater Dublin area

The city of Los Angeles may, on the face of it, offer few immediate lessons for Ireland and even ...

Indigenous Irish businesses need to feel our love

Indigenous Irish businesses need to feel our love

You might not have realised it, but, last week, one of the country’s largest employers announce...

The Celtic Phoenix: out of the fire and into the frying pan

The Celtic Phoenix: out of the fire and into the frying pan

Professional journalists are frequently asked why the news media don’t focus more on good news ...

SBP editorial: Grave new world as noose tightens on Ireland’s tax strategy

SBP editorial: Grave new world as noose tightens on Ireland’s tax strategy

‘It is the part of a wise man to keep himself today for tomorrow, and not to venture all his eg...

It’s time to consider giving targeted tax breaks to builders

It’s time to consider giving targeted tax breaks to builders

Last September, Fianna Fáil made a number of proposals to help solve Ireland’s housing crisis,...

Sentencing guidelines needed for burglaries

Sentencing guidelines needed for burglaries

Kevin Victory runs a convenience store in Kingscourt, Co Cavan. On November 30, 2015, three men b...

SBP editorial: Flood relief projects are worthy priority for the government

SBP editorial: Flood relief projects are worthy priority for the government

The flooding caused by Storm Eleanor is yet another reminder of the serious threat posed by clima...

SBP editorial: The recovery is remarkable - but it’s still fragile

SBP editorial: The recovery is remarkable - but it’s still fragile

IDA Ireland, the state’s inward investment agency, last week announced that employment at forei...

Solutions in health are long overdue

Solutions in health are long overdue

The health service will start 2018 with what amounts to a €346 million budget shortfall. The HS...

Justice reforms must be meaningful ones

Justice reforms must be meaningful ones

The Department of Justice and An Garda Síochána are two of the most critical institutions in th...

SBP editorial: We need action and accountability on trackers

SBP editorial: We need action and accountability on trackers

In an interview with this newspaper in November, Philip Lane, the governor of the Central Bank, w...