Tag Archives: Northern Ireland

The European Union and the Northern Ireland Peace Process. A symposium at NUI Galway 27 April 2018

Venue: O’Donoghue Theatre, National University of Ireland Galway Time:  27 April 9.45am-5.30pm Architects of the European Union peace programmes in Northern Ireland will come together for the first time in twenty years to reflect on the role the EU played … Continue reading

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The Longest Negotiation: an article on British policy and IRA strategy just published in Political Studies

During the course of the conflict in Northern Ireland it was frequently argued that the Provisional IRA did not understand the political dynamics of the situation and that the British state didn’t understand Irish Republicanism. In an article just published … Continue reading

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Michael Rodgers’ photos of Derry during the Troubles in the Field Day Review

A set of striking photographs of the civil rights movement and the early Troubles in Derry by local amateur photographer Michael Rodgers that have never been published before are the subject of two essays in the current issue of the … Continue reading

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New Media, New Politics: Social Media and Conflict Transformation in Northern Ireland

This Roundtable brings together bloggers, journalists, and academics to discuss the changing use of new technologies in Northern Irish politics, focusing in particular on the use of social networks in recent political campaigns and street protests. This session is part … Continue reading

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The power of borders: media coverage

The Irish Times covered the talk I gave at the Merriman summer school (http://www.irishtimes.com/news/politics/exclusion-of-protestant-youth-in-belfast-of-great-concern-1.1495155) while I also spoke about it with Máirín Ní Ghadhra on Raidio na Gaeltachta’s morning news programme, Adhmhaidin (podcast.rasset.ie/podcasts/audio/2013/0816/20130816_rteraidion-adhmhaidin-drniallodo_c20422530_20422537_232_.mp3). (MP3 file – I speak towards the … Continue reading

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Merriman Summer School 2013

I’m giving a talk on Thursday at the (bilingual) Merriman summer school in Lisdoonvarna Co. Clare. The topic this year is ‘Ireland North and South: two societies growing apart?’ (Éire agus Ulaidh: ag dul a mbealach féin feasta?) and there’s … Continue reading

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‘Duddy Memoirs’ article in Research Matters

The article pictured here tells the story of how Brendan Duddy decided to deposit his papers in the National University of Ireland Galway. It was just published in the latest issue of NUI Galway’s internal research newsletter ‘Research Matters’. The … Continue reading

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