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Martin McGuinness: death of a statesman

Martin McGuinness, an eminent icon of Irish political life, has died in his native Derry. From the terraced streets of the Bogside to the salubrious surroundings of Stormont, the once undisputed bastion...

The EEA option for Northern Ireland

While varying scenarios for the UK’s future trading arrangements with Europe have been offered both prior to and after the official triggering of Article 50, calls for a ‘special status’ for Northern...

Frictionless or fantasy?

The UK’s exit from the EU means its extraction from a project centred on enhancing transnational cooperation and movement across state borders. Katy Hayward, a senior lecturer in political sociology at Queen’s...

WTO tariffs explained

Failure to successfully conclude negotiations on the terms of a trade deal with the rest of the EU before Britain’s forthcoming departure from the customs union could force the UK to revert...

Seamus Leheny, Northern Ireland Freight Transport Association; Glenn Roberts, Deloitte; Marte Gerhardsen, Agenda think-tank, Oslo; David Carson, Deloitte; Professor David Phinnemore, Queen’s University Belfast.

Brexit conference

The timely Brexit conference took place in March just a day after the triggering of Article 50.  The conference, which was supported by Deloitte, was attended by delegates from both the public...

Caring for our older population

There is a real need to have a clear plan about how we provide social care in Northern Ireland in the future, particularly for our older people, says the Patient and Client...

Caring for carers

The Caring for Carers strategy first published in 2006 recognised the need for support carers to have access to a social life, training, education, availability of information and support services. Carers are...