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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Negotiating the Irish Hunger Strike of 1981

I have uploaded a preprint of an article I published originally in the Sunday Business Post [Dublin] on 1 January 2012:  Sun Bus Post jan 1 art Hunger Strike Here is an extract: “…Duddy’s papers, deposited at NUI Galway and … Continue reading

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The role of an intermediary in back-channel negotiation: free eprint now available online

Fifty eprints of an article that I wrote about the role of Brendan Duddy as intermediary in the Irish peace process are now freely available online through Taylor and Francis Online. Ó Dochartaigh, Niall (2011) ‘The role of an intermediary … Continue reading

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Peter Taylor on Documentaries and Building Trust

Plenary Session with Documentary Filmmaker, Writer and Investigative Reporter, Peter Taylor, joined by Shauna Duddy and Larry Duddy Colm Ó hEocha Theatre (AM 250) NUI Galway: 3.45pm-5.30pm Friday 7 June Peter Taylor is one of the most experienced and respected … Continue reading

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