A few years ago I visited NUI Galway to address the students on the peace process. The hall was packed and for reasons I still don’t quite understand there were very few chairs put out for the hundreds of students who turned up. 1,120 more words
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In the final post on the UK general election I want to look at the results from my own little polity and the political slum that is Northern Ireland. 1,774 more words
It has emerged that the Prince of Wales and the leader of Sinn Fein seem to have had their minds transposed into one another’s bodies, during yesterday’s historic handshake. 311 more words
How scrapping the Human Rights Act would endanger the Good Friday agreement
By David Maclean
As the Conservatives hit their stride in the wake of a majority victory, austerity’s axe begins to fall across Britain with a renewed zeal. 836 more words
Sinn Féin leader and local TD Gerry Adams and Britain’s Prince Charles shook hands at an event in Galway this afternoon.
Prince Charles and his wife Camilla arrived in the west of Ireland this morning at the start of a four-day visit. 181 more words
WATCH: It was a small gesture packed with meaning. Prince Charles swept aside years of political and personal anger when he shook hands with Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams, on Tuesday. 555 more words
A number of Louth County Council tenants could face bills of thousands of euro after being undercharged on their rent by the local authority.
The issue was raised at yesterday’s monthly meeting by Sinn Féin Cllr Kevin Meenan, who said he was aware of one case where a woman had been asked to repay €7,000. 192 more words