In 1916 Centenary Year, shouldn’t we ask – Were “The Troubles” in the North of Ireland “a War”?

A recent article on the blog Slugger O’Toole titled Why the Irish can’t “get over” ‘The Troubles’ raises a number of great questions. It

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10 things that tell you “Northern Ireland” is not in the UK

In November 2013 a radio colleague (a student intern from Italy) interviewed Loyalists marchers (Orange men) at the stand off at Twaddell Avenue in

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35 years since Bobby Sands Election – The 1981 Hunger Strike, Reaction and its Legacy

On 9 April 1981, with 30,492 votes, Bobby Sands won the Fermanagh and South Tyrone by-election following the death of Independent Republican MP, Frank

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