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8th amendment repealed

Thirty-five years ago, a majority of 67 per cent of citizens in the Republic voted to amend the Constitution by inserting a subsection – Article 40.3.3 – to recognise the equal right...

An agenda for change

Building Change Trust hosted a round table discussion on the future shape of the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector in Northern Ireland. What is your assessment of the current state of...

A slow hard Brexit

Political columnist for the Financial Times Janan Ganesh talks to David Whelan and shares his projection for the impact a hard Brexit could have on the UK economy and his concerns around...

Brexit, health and Northern Ireland

Several authors of the ‘Brexit and the NHS, UK in a Changing Europe Report’ published in March, Mark Flear and Katy Hayward of Queen’s University Belfast and Tamara Hervey, University of Sheffield,...

Infinite links

Infused with his own maps and photography, Garrett Carr’s The Rule of the Land: Walking Ireland’s Border details journeys by foot and canoe along the entirety of the 499 km-long border on...

European Parliament shakeup

In June, MEPs voted to give consent to the European Council’s draft decision to redistribute the UK’s seats in the European Parliament after Brexit, in time for the upcoming elections in May...

Security in the age of killer robots

The definition of ‘autonomy’ and the blurring of boundaries between legitimate use and abuse stand in the way of an agreed consensus on the future of lethal robots. Birgit Schippers, a visiting...