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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 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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‘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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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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Israel, the United States and the American Jewish relationship to Israel

I’m looking forward to tomorrow’s talk by an old friend, Daniel Sokatch, who is the Chief Executive Officer of the New Israel Fund (NIF). Details below. Israel, the United States and the American Jewish relationship to Israel Daniel Sokatch, CEO … Continue reading

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Peace and Secrecy in Colombia

Secret back-channel talks between the Colombian Government and FARC were revealed yesterday by Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos. The talks laid the groundwork for the opening of formal negotiations between the two sides, expected to begin in several weeks time. … Continue reading

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IRA ceasefire 1975: extract online

The first half of an essay on the IRA ceasefire of 1975 that I published recently in the Field Day Review  is now freely available online at oconnellhouse.nd.edu/assets/54313/ira_ceasefire_1975.pdf. It includes new material from the private papers of both Brendan Duddy, … Continue reading

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