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Stormont: Unionist majority ended

Significant electoral losses by Northern Ireland’s two main unionists parties will have implications not just for Northern Ireland but for the island as a whole.   Politics at Stormont underwent a watershed...

Garda Commissioner: ‘I’m staying’

The Government has backed the decision taken by Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan not to stand aside while the tribunal investigating senior Garda management is conducted. The Garda Commissioner has said that the...

Tuam: ‘Truly appalling’

The discovery of a significant quantity of human remains at a former mother and baby home in Tuam, County Galway has led to calls for the investigation to be extended to similar...

Smart city solutions

Vodafone has an IoT (formerly known as M2M) heritage spanning two decades. Ciarán Galway visits its Leopardstown headquarters to discuss moves to develop and disseminate smart solutions for Irish cities with John...

Homeless in Ireland

Francis Doherty, Head of Communications at the Peter McVerry Trust, has welcomed the commitment signalled by the Government to tackle the homeless crisis in Ireland. Speaking at the recent eolas Magazine Housing...

Rebuilding Ireland

The head of the new Housing Market Policy and Land Management group within the Department of Housing, Barry Quinlan, has expressed a prevailing commitment across central government to ensure the full implementation...

State of the Environment

Following the release of the sixth State of the Environment Report, a comprehensive overview of the state of our environment and the challenges facing attempts at improvement, eolas examines the key findings...

Transforming public services

The next phase of reform The Transforming Public Services conference took place in Croke Park in February.  This annual conference, supported by Deloitte, was attended by around 150 delegates who heard from...

The Naval Service: throwing a lifeline

The deployment of Naval Service flagship, LÉ Eithne, to the Mediterranean in May 2015 marked the advent of a series of significant humanitarian missions to the region by Irish vessels. Ciarán Galway...