Oran O’Neill attempts to answer the question of our times: “What is the future of Ireland post-Brexit?” and touches on the Northern Ireland riots, the creation of an “Irish Sea Border” and several other points of tension.
Words are English. Books are English. Everything is English. Well, that’s what the VisitBritain ‘Literary Hotspot’ map seems to suggest. VisitBritain tweeted out an illustrative map in which all the titans of ‘British’ Literature were […]
The impact of COVID-19 on health services has been immeasurable, with the consequences expected to extend many years into the future. One area which has seen a change in legislation due to the ongoing crisis […]
On 16th November 2017, I photographed a pro-life protest outside the University of Leeds led by Abort67, an organisation fighting for the reversal of the 1967 Abortion Act in England, Scotland and Wales. Opposition protestors […]
Tasha Austen discusses the legalisation and decriminalisation of abortion and same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland.
Abortion laws have perhaps been the most controversial issue persisting within the Northern Irish political scene for decades. A new turn of events has just altered this forever. Until this point, abortion was only legal in […]
Boris Johnson’s proposed new Brexit deal is the best possible proposal for the people of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland. It allows Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland to continue regulatory alignment for […]
A few weeks ago, when visiting Londonderry, the mood of residents was hopeful. Despite the car bomb explosions earlier in the year, people were largely unfazed, reasoning that the groups undertaking terrorist acts in an […]
A 27-year-old man at the centre of a rape trial has been acquitted in Northern Ireland. The defence argued that because the 17-year-old girl he was accused of raping was wearing a lacy thong, she […]
This year marks the 20th anniversary of The Good Friday Agreement, which was signed in Belfast on 10th April 1998. The agreement ended a thirty-year, sectarian civil-war between a majority-Catholic Nationalist community supportive of a […]
When you think of Northern Ireland, what comes to mind? Is it beautiful scenery, the Titanic, maybe Game of Thrones? Or do you think of archaic, out-dated abortion laws? For England, Scotland, and Wales, Friday […]
In a letter to his brother, author C.S. Lewis reportedly wrote ‘that part of Rostrevor which overlooks Carlingford Lough is my idea of Narnia’. Over spring break I visited this village nestled between the Mourne […]