Category Archives: Issues

Housing: land scarcity?

While several industry reports suggest that a deficiency in development land is preventing a resolution of the housing crisis, Dublin-based architect Mel Reynolds explores the figures which suggest that there is a...

Cervical screening ‘apology’

Following the resignation of the Director General of the Health Service Executive (HSE) Tony O’Brien, it was left to acting boss John Connaghan to apologise for failings relating to the CervicalCheck screening...

The power of change

Rosemary Steen, External Affairs Director at EirGrid Group, speaks to eolas about the rapid transition of the energy sector and how the grid operator is harnessing that change to benefit the island....

The evolution of Shared Services

Following the recent completion of the four-year Payroll Shared Services Project undertaken by the National Shared Services Office (NSSO), the wider shared services model is set to expand with the establishment of...

A leap forward in flood risk management

Through a 10-year investment programme, grounded in evidence and detailed analysis, Ireland has moved beyond reactive flood protection to a holistic approach to flood risk management. Mark Adamson, Catchment Flood Risk Assessment...

Toxic Britain

With Ireland having expelled the Russian Ambassador over the alleged use of chemical weapons by Russia in the UK, Owen McQuade highlights the irony of next year’s centenary of Churchill’s use of...

Intended learning outcomes: Richard Bruton TD

STEM teacher supply. Skills shortages. Shifting demographics. The Baptism barrier. Ambitious Action Plan objectives. Ciarán Galway speaks with Education Minister Richard Bruton amidst a testing time for Irish education. Reflecting on his...

NAMA LAND: Project Eagle

Journalist and author of the recently released ‘NAMA LAND: The Inside Story of Ireland’s Property Sell-Off and the Creation of a New Elite’, Frank Connolly writes in eolas about Project Eagle, the...