One of Ireland’s best-known writers and his take on the years since he was born in 1958
Ironically, the Northern Ireland Assembly elections will resolve nothing, but they will set the parameters for what will happen next in this troubled land.
With 83% of those surveyed expressing a sense of belonging to Northern Ireland, the rise in a Northern Irish identity is more a reflection of an attachment to one’s homeplace, than a political statement.
BrigidFest speaker, the Hon. Gabrielle Williams, provided much graphic evidence of women’s involvement in the IRA, and in particular their roles as prisoners, and wives, lovers and mothers, and in the no-wash protests and hunger strikes in Armagh Women’s Prison.
John Hume consistently articulated the view that the differences of race, religion or nationality which led to hatred and conflict are accidents of birth which should be respected and celebrated as the essence of humanity.
Willie Carlin was an ex-British soldier who worked for Sinn Fein
It is time the issue of the future of Northern Ireland to be squarely faced.
St Patrick Visitor Centre a site of knowledge and community engagement One of the more interesting things about St Patrick is his capacity to be many things to many people. Perhaps it’s not surprising then that a centre dedicated to him – the St Patrick Visitor Centre in Downpatrick, Northern Ireland – has been able …
For researchers, a new archive of the Troubles in Northern Ireland….
Over the years the Library has become the repository for a vast amount of material relating to the subject and the subsequent Peace Process