Irish Pages: words for a time when hope and history no longer rhyme
- April 1, 2019, 11:00
Two quotations – possibly (maybe even probably) the two best-known poetic references to the Troubles and peace process – are cited a number of times i(...)
Michael Longley: ‘Being 77 and three-quarters is the best time of my life’
- June 17, 2017, 05:00
Michael Longley is stretched back in an armchair in his Belfast home, his clothing as colourful as the many bright paintings in the room by his artist(...)
Are Protestants closer to the ideal of model citizen than Catholics?
- October 31, 2016, 02:30
The 1999-2000 European Values Study – which included a look at citizenship – came up with something surprising about Protestants in the Republic of Ir(...)
Island culture: events worth getting on the boat for
- May 19, 2016, 06:01
Step on to Inisheer island next weekend, from May 27th to 29th, and you’ll find yourself at the heart of Drop Everything. The cultural biennial will (...)
Understated figure in social reconciliation of Northern Ireland
- February 21, 2015, 01:00
In a comment last week on the life and work of Maurna Crozier, who has died aged 72, the historian Jonathan Bardon remarked that in her work of reconc(...)
Inside Politics - Susan McKay on the lives of northern Protestants: "It's a full-blown crisis within Unionism"