Post Editors

Post Editors

Why we need a financial buffer

Why we need a financial buffer

The months before a budget can be a miasma of claims and demands and recommendations by every pol...

Regulate Airbnb now

Regulate Airbnb now

It is baffling that the Minister for Housing has not yet moved to regulate Airbnb. While no one i...

SBP editorial: Housing calamity is a generational event

SBP editorial: Housing calamity is a generational event

The Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy, has come in for considerable criticism in recent days. C...

SBP editorial: PCP bubble a risk to motor industry

SBP editorial: PCP bubble a risk to motor industry

In 2008, just before the crash and at the very peak of the Celtic Tiger, almost 190,000 new cars ...

The first editorials

The first editorials

Here, we reprint the first editorials published by The Sunday Business Post in its first edition on November 26, 1989

SBP editorial: Papal visit brings with it a sense of real reckoning

SBP editorial: Papal visit brings with it a sense of real reckoning

Despite the typically Irish warm welcome extended to Pope Francis during his visit here this week...

Short-term lets and the housing crisis

Short-term lets and the housing crisis

There is unquestionably a growing economic divide in Ireland. And, it is a divide based on age. E...

Despite flaws, GAA is a source of pride

Despite flaws, GAA is a source of pride

The GAA has endured a difficult summer. Much of this has been of its own making. The debacle surr...

Irish unity viable as long as all of us willing to sacrifice

Irish unity viable as long as all of us willing to sacrifice

It has always been the position of The Sunday Business Post that Ireland, north and south, should...

Government must stick to budget targets

Government must stick to budget targets

The Budget is two months away but already there has been talk of exemptions from commercial rates...

SBP editorial: Time to heed the warnings and show Irish firms some love

SBP editorial: Time to heed the warnings and show Irish firms some love

Within the space of 24 hours last week, the government received two serious warnings about the st...

SBP editorial: PTSB sale carries a whiff of hypocrisy

SBP editorial: PTSB sale carries a whiff of hypocrisy

It was, by all accounts, a triumph. Permanent TSB managed to shed itself of loans secured against...

GAA must reflect the will of its membership

GAA must reflect the will of its membership

On February 24, 2007, more than 83,000 rugby fans went silent while God Save the Queen boomed and...

Let’s be clear: the banks did fail and must do better

Let’s be clear: the banks did fail and must do better

The Central Bank’s report on the behaviour and culture of the Irish retail banks offers a snaps...

SBP editorial: The presidency is important - and we deserve a real choice

SBP editorial: The presidency is important - and we deserve a real choice

We now know for certain that there will be a presidential election in October. We also know there...