The Good Friday Agreement

Theresa May's Alamo - Why Irish Influence Will Unnerve English Voters

Nathan Coyle | Posted 13.06.2017 | UK Politics
Nathan Coyle

Over the next 13 days, we will see how the DUP conversation affects the right wing of British politics in regards to how voters see the legitimacy of a future Conservative government after another general election and it's surely a line left wing parties will attack hard. This is Theresa May's Alamo and her garrison will have to be well armed to protect her mission.

Why Northern Ireland Needs a Bill of Rights

Stephen Donnan | Posted 08.12.2016 | UK Politics
Stephen Donnan

It is over 17 years since the signing of the Good Friday Agreement which was meant to usher in a new era of peace, stability, co-operation and respect...

Blair Could Be Summoned Over Secret IRA Deal

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 13.07.2014 | UK

Former prime minister Tony Blair could be called before a parliamentary inquiry to explain a secret deal he made with Sinn Fein to assure republican f...

Hyde Park Trial: PM Announces Judge-Led Inquiry Into IRA Secret Letters

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK

David Cameron has announced a judge-led inquiry into the Government scheme to deal with on-the-run Irish republicans which involved secret letters sen...

Sinn Fein: IRA Bombing Suspect Should Never Have Been Brought Before Court

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.02.2014 | UK

John Downey should never have been brought before a court, Sinn Fein insisted last night. But while the republican party welcomed the decision not to ...

'Gibraltar', a New Play: a Look at 'Death On The Rock' 25 Years On

Jason Holmes | Posted 11.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Gibraltar is a play concerned with the military operation conducted on 6 March 1988 on Gibraltar

Why the UK Owes US Senator George Mitchell a Debt of Gratitude

Brian John Spencer | Posted 26.11.2012 | UK Politics
Brian John Spencer

Look back only 15 to 20 years and you would see a British Isles stalked by social unrest and political uncertainty. Northern Ireland was at the heart of the disquiet.

Stormont Ministers are Putting Political Prosperity Ahead of that of their Posterity

Brian John Spencer | Posted 22.10.2012 | UK Politics
Brian John Spencer

Stormont legacy builders, 3 months into a 4 month summer recess, are risking the demographic health of Northern Ireland through patent policy inaction.

Paisley Bows Out: But the Voice Lives on

Brian John Spencer | Posted 01.04.2012 | UK Politics
Brian John Spencer

Last Friday night was quite the occasion over here in Belfast when more than 3000 people came together from all over Northern Ireland and beyond in order to pay their respects to the big man with the once biggest voice in Northern Ireland politics, the Reverend Ian Paisley (85), who has now stood down from the full time ministry.