Category Archives: Issues

The new Public Record Office

The doors have opened at the new £30 million Public Record Office of Northern Ireland in Belfast. Emma Blee went along to find out more about the historic documents it houses and...

Addiction’s cost

A  bill of £700 million could have been racked up in treating the growing number of people in the province addicted to drugs and alcohol last year, according to an addiction charity....

An island economy

Border counties have been neglected and improvements in rail infrastructure would simplify business between North and South, according to a new analysis. Following the Good Friday Agreement there was “a degree of...

NIPSA

A new series on Northern Ireland’s unions. Northern Ireland Public Service Alliance (NIPSA) NIPSA is Northern Ireland’s largest trade union and one of four based in the province. Members’ jobs, in its...

All-party group on learning disabilities

The number of all-party groups meeting at Stormont has increased in recent years but Pat Ramsey believes the learning disability group is still one of the most important. Emma Blee writes. “There...

A Modern Ireland

Famous works, depicting Ireland’s cultural and artistic heritage are currently on display at the Irish Museum of Modern Art. Photographs taken by Sir Roger Casement, John Millington Synge and George Bernard Shaw...

Kathy Clugston

Kathy Clugston’s voice is well-known to radio listeners: she presents the news on BBC Radio 4 and the BBC World Service, provides voices for The Folks on the Hill on Radio Ulster...

New year honours list

53 individuals from Northern Ireland were rewarded in the new year honours list, as 2011 commenced. The accolades recognised services to society in general, the business community, schools, sport and voluntary work....