Category Archives: Public Affairs

Seamus Heaney: Human Chain

  “Mysterious, dream-like markers of the soul” is how Seamus Heaney describes his latest poems. Meadhbh Monahan was in the audience at the Aspects Literature Festival in Bangor when he revealed the...

Art in full flow

Peter Cheney looks at how water and its impact on man have inspired works found in this year’s exhibition of public art. Water is the main theme running through the public art...

Down’s way up: James McCartan

First season manager James McCartan took questions in his stride on the cusp of his county’s all-Ireland semi-final. Peter Cheney reports. James McCartan’s composure on the sideline is well appreciated by players,...

Commonwealth Games hopes

The final countdown is under way for Northern Ireland’s Commonwealth Games team. Northern Ireland’s 80-strong Commonwealth Games team is counting down to Delhi, where the contest runs from 3-14 October. Held every...