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Common interests

Irish Foreign Affairs Minister Micheál Martin gives an overview of the Irish Government’s cross-border plans. The recent disruption to air travel reminded us forcefully that Ireland is an island. Regardless of our...

Green agenda

  Newly appointed Chair of the Assembly’s Environment Committee, Cathal Boylan tells Meadhbh Monahan about its wide remit and how they are the busiest committee. Growing up in south Armagh among the...

A new era

Siemens’ energy chief Gary O’Callaghan explains the energy company’s vision for Irish electricity to Owen McQuade, pointing out how the island can practically fit into the new electricity age which has already...

Incorporating ICT

Learning restrictions can be removed by using ICT, according to two principals who spoke to Meadhbh Monahan about the effects that embedding technology in their schools has had on their pupils’ performance....

The alternative

While not a traditional political sticking point, ICT has become a vital part of the public sector. Ryan Jennings looks at what a Conservative government could have in store. The Conservatives’ technology...

ICT: a strategic summary

The Government’s ICT strategy promises large savings but got off to an unpromising start, Peter Cheney reports. While branded as a ‘smarter’ plan for how government uses its computer networks, the UK...

Painting history

Peter Cheney explores the Bogside’s famous murals. Unlike many of Northern Ireland’s murals, those along the gables of Derry’s Rossville Street tell a place’s history rather than taking sides in the Troubles....

What Derry means to me

The Maiden City scales the divide and means all things to all people. Rich in history, it saw the siege in 1689 but also the birth of the civil rights movement in...