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The authority to speak

Following the first public lecture organised by An Roinn Ghaeilge agus Léann Cheilteach/the Department of Irish and Celtic Studies in Queen’s University, Bernadette O’Rourke from the Heriot-Watt University writes in agendaNi on...

Sinn Féin Ard Fheis 2018

Media focus at Sinn Féin’s 2018 Ard Fheis was primarily concerned with two key junctures: the first was the party’s debate on abortion and the second was Mary Lou McDonald’s first televised...

‘Players and crap-hats’

  The deployment of militarily aggressive British Army units to Northern Ireland – bristling with experience of colonial counter-insurgency tours in Aden, Cyprus, Kenya and Malaya – coupled with an unwillingness of...

European Parliament shakeup

In June, MEPs voted to give consent to the European Council’s draft decision to redistribute the UK’s seats in the European Parliament after Brexit, in time for the upcoming elections in May...

Infinite links

Infused with his own maps and photography, Garrett Carr’s The Rule of the Land: Walking Ireland’s Border details journeys by foot and canoe along the entirety of the 499 km-long border on...

Dublin’s preferred transport provider

Following the opening of the Luas Green Line extension from St Stephen’s Green to Broombridge, in December 2017, Peter Lunden-Welden, CEO of Transdev Ireland discusses a customer-centred approach to delivery. As Europe’s...

Minister of Transport: Shane Ross, TD

Ireland’s economic upturn has brought with it a greater demand on the land transport networks and services. Addressing both the current and future needs of the transport sector has been a key...

Driverless cars: what needs to be considered?

There is currently much debate about the topic of autonomous vehicles, or ‘driverless cars’, with high levels of expectation and equally a large measure of scepticism. This article considers some aspects of...

The rail way to growth

As our economy gathers pace, and record passenger numbers are using our rail services, our challenges as a train service provider have quickly transformed from ones of maintaining services in a downturn...