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02nd March 2021

How the FAI could have avoided the lasting damage of ‘Videogate’

The FAI’s nervous responses to last November’s ‘Videogate’ affair will only make Stephen Kenny’s job harder.

04th December 2020

How we talked past each other in 2020 — The Longest Year

Cancel culture and the civility of online discourse remained testy subjects in 2020. Will we ever be able to agree to disagree?

09th July 2020

The “Black Lives Matter effect” on a new generation of young footballers

The global BLM movement has inspired a new generation of young England footballers to take action.

28th February 2020

Simon Harris, coronavirus, and the IRFU: it’s not what you say, it’s how you say it

In a crisis situation, how you communicate is the difference between business as usual and wholesale panic.

11th December 2019

Brexit deadlock, WeWork chaos, and Wagatha Christie: the year that was

2019: the year of political turmoil, zeitgeist change, and footballers’ wives.

17th September 2019

Dublin needs a night mayor—here’s how we can make it work

Dublin’s night-time economy is under threat. A solutions-focused, politically savvy night mayor can save it.

13th August 2019

Humble pie on the menu for The Athletic’s founders

The Athletic is transforming sports journalism, but its founders need a more grounded approach to communications.

30th November 2018

Engage your audience: how Stephen Kenny is already succeeding where Martin O’Neill failed

O’Neill’s sheer force of personality temporarily restored belief in Irish football, but his refusal to communicate his vision left many to view him as ‘old hat’ rather than old school.

05th November 2018

Learning from Netflix’s management of the Kevin Spacey scandal

In a period of crisis, boldly taking command of an issue can benefit your brand in the short and long term.