Post Editors

Post Editors

Facebook debacle is reminder that Ireland is facing an existential crisis of its own

Facebook debacle is reminder that Ireland is facing an existential crisis of its own

Facebook has a licence to print money. In fact, it has two. The first is its business model, whic...

SBP editorial: Ten years of special treatment for banks is more than enough

SBP editorial: Ten years of special treatment for banks is more than enough

It’s been ten years since the so-called St Patrick’s Day massacre, when shares in Anglo Irish...

SBP editorial: ‘Irish welcome’ of immigrants must begin at home

SBP editorial: ‘Irish welcome’ of immigrants must begin at home

The St Patrick’s Day visit of Ireland’s taoisigh to the White House has always been tinged wi...

Storm Emma water crisis shows folly of scrapping charges

Storm Emma water crisis shows folly of scrapping charges

The unrelenting efforts of the emergency services, hospital staff and public volunteers during th...

IBRC inquiry must not cost too much and find too little

IBRC inquiry must not cost too much and find too little

In late February, Leo Varakdar told the Dáil that the cost of the operation of the commission of...

SBP editorial: Buying and selling the news

SBP editorial: Buying and selling the news

How should a government talk to its citizens? It is not a moot question. Everything a government ...

SBP editorial: There is no British Brexit plan

SBP editorial: There is no British Brexit plan

It has now been 23 months since Britain voted to leave the EU, and will be just over a year until...

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...