Guest post by Desmond Gibney, lecturer in accounting at National College of Ireland. This post is based on his paper to PSAI Annual Conference 2017, titled ‘Using account numbers in political debate: the Irish Water case’, due to be presented Friday 13 October. Advertisements
With PSAI Conference 2017 due to take place this coming weekend at Dublin City University, the Irish Politics Forum will be hosting a series of posts this week from participants at the conference.
Guest post by Dr Anthony Costello, lecturer in EU Politics and Comparative Government at the Department of Government, University College Cork. Following the United Kingdom’s (UK) 2016 Brexit Referendum, regional disparities in referendum results inspired fresh questions regarding the future make-up of the United Kingdom.
Guest post by Dr Anthony Costello, lecturer in EU Politics and Comparative Government at the Department of Government, University College Cork. Following the recent General Election in the United Kingdom, the prospect of a soft Brexit now appears to be more achievable than previously anticipated; albeit under the most unlikely and controversial circumstances.
Guest post by Dr Rory Costello, Lecturer in Politics and Public Administration at the University of Limerick. Ireland now has a decidedly fragmented party system, which brings a number of challenges but also potential benefits. Party fragmentation can make effective government difficult, as we have seen in Ireland over the past year. On the plus…
Guest post by Conor Little (University of Copenhagen) and Diarmuid Torney (Dublin City University). Ireland’s climate policy process has again reached a crucial stage. The publication of a draft National Mitigation Plan is one of the final steps towards formulating Ireland’s climate policy for the next five years.
Guest post by Elizabeth A. Oldmixon, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of North Texas and editor of the Religion in Public blog.