Lyra McKee's Tragic Death Is A Reminder We Are Never That Far Away From The Dark Times Of The Troubles
We have a responsibility to ensure Lyra’s death was not in vain. Instead let her murder be a warning of what can happen when politicians and the powers that be tune out
Stormont has lain empty for over 2 years, with no debates, votes or bills having taken place since the power sharing government collapsed in 2017. Life changing decisions for the people of Northern Ireland have been postponed. The law on two key social issues puts Northern Ireland apart from the rest of the UK, the strict restrictions on abortion and the ban on gay marriage. These two campaigns are voicing their disbelief at the lack of progress and the seeming unwillingness of Westminster to intervene.
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Forty-six years after she was killed, the first person to be charged over her death will appear in court.
'Everybody was optimistic until this year'.
“That’s where I was shot,” Jason O’Halloran says as his black cab slows down. The Belfast taxi tour guide has spent more
'He was propelled into the headlines because of Bloody Sunday.'
Dr Edward Daly, the former Bishop of Derry who was best known for his role in an iconic image of Bloody Sunday, has died
'I remember checkpoints as a kid. I remember machine guns and dogs.'