Category Archives: Issues

Not just good relations

Relations between the two communities have improved but sectarianism remains ingrained in Northern Ireland, the Community Relations Council’s Duncan Morrow tells Ryan Jennings. Naivety, he has been accused of. But naive he...

A vision for Derry

Ilex Chief Executive Aideen McGinley updates Peter Cheney on its plans for Derry and how the City of Culture bid can help transform and deliver the regeneration plans for the city. Born...

Nearing good health

After coping with outbreaks of C.difficile in 2008, the Northern Ireland Health Service is getting better, but there is still some way to go. With an increasingly ageing population and the cost...

Living together?

The housing selection scheme could increase division, according to Housing Minister Margaret Ritchie. Ryan Jennings looks at how integrated housing could be encouraged. When the Housing Executive was set up in 1971...

In their own words

On Friday 5 February, the four main men stood in front of the cameras at Hillsborough, speaking on the deal which had been reached over 120 hours of negotiations and countless meals...

Island infrastructure

A new publication has outlined key infrastructural changes that must be made in Northern Ireland and the Republic in order for the island to take its place amongst the most advanced competitive...

Dreaming big dreams

Reminiscing on past achievements and focusing on the challenges ahead was on the agenda at the annual SDLP conference. Meadhbh Monahan reports. As the chords of ‘This is the one’ by the...

Denzil McDaniel

Editorial Manager of the Impartial Reporter newspaper in County Fermanagh Denzil McDaniel has seen journalism change over the past 37 years, from stories of death and destruction to issues surrounding health and...

Individual integration

If people do what’s best for themselves, Northern Ireland could become more integrated. Matthew Taylor, who heads up the RSA think tank, talks to Peter Cheney about how individualism can help overcome...