Northern Ireland has been without a government for nearly 500 days. The losses to institutions has been staggering across the country’s economic industries. The reason it has been so decrepit has been due to Brexit. The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and Sinn Féin’s conduct in reaction to Brexit has left
Irish Minister for Health Simon Harris has outlined new ten year plan to implement free healthcare system in Ireland. He was committed to the implementation of the 106 actions contained in the Sláintecare implementation plan and will provide the necessary funding. The Sláintecare implementation strategy aims to deliver on the
Very soon Northern Ireland should achieve a new world record. What for? For going the longest time without a government. In fact, the Stormont government is close to complete paralysis. Since the Assembly election of March 2, 2017, there have been no ministers running departments. That’s well over 500 days.
In Ireland today, behind the scenes of political parades, progressive thinking, and cultural hoopla, swimming in the undercurrent has been a feeling of political disdain that has been fuelled by the Irish working class. While the carcass of the Celtic Tiger may be long devoured; the rate of homelessness, precarious
A recent report from the National Competitiveness Council of Ireland has shown that its reliance on a few major multinationals leaves the economy vulnerable. One third of Irish exports come from just five companies. And the big players in the tech and pharma sectors are responsible for huge amounts of
A beach on the east coast of Ireland had to be evacuated on Sunday, 22 July, due to a large-scale flash fire. Dry marram grass caught ablaze on Curracloe beach that quickly engulfed the area. Emergency services struggled to put out the fire around 1PM, helicoptering in 44,400ltrs of water.