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What about a bit more whataboutery?

January is always something of a bleak month but as we enter our second year without an Assembly at Stormont this one is grim even by our skewed standards.  425 more words

Politics

Northern Ireland: Derry and Belfast

Thanksgiving was upon us as we settled in to our final region of travel: Northern Ireland.  The northern tip of the Emerald Isle is everything Irish but claimed by the United Kingdom with a slightly confusing history.  1,594 more words

Travel

A Sneak Peek at Derry

London. New York. Paris. Rome. Tokyo.

Derry.

You might argue that it doesn’t have quite the same ring to it. And it is true that for many, this tiny city tucked away in the North of Northern Ireland has negative connotations, if you associate with it at all. 491 more words

The December Edit

Well here we are, right on the cusp of a brand new year, a fresh start, a whole new adventure, isn’t it exciting? But before we jump into all things 2018 let’s take a little look back at the final hurrah of 2017. 790 more words

Family

Christmas in Ireland

December in Dublin is fun. Even though the sun sets at 4:30 in the afternoon and the air gets noticeably cooler, the pubs are full of life and Christmas lights and decorations are hung in every main street and square. 717 more words

Dublin

[META] Would anyone be interested in an NI politics subreddit?

Be aware: This is not a rant about loyalists, republicans or culchies.

OK so things have got a bit out of hand on here but I still enjoy good political debate on here about NI. 109 more words

Northernireland

[META] Would anyone be interested in an NI politics subreddit?

Be aware: This is not a rant about loyalists, republicans or culchies.

OK so things have got a bit out of hand on here but I still enjoy good political debate on here about NI. 109 more words

Northernireland