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SDLP: ‘Soldiers of destiny’?

Fianna Fáil and the SDLP are currently engaged in intensive political talks about closer cooperation and a possible merger. Two months ago, they were dismayed that the substance of their private talks...

Sharing education

The Shared Education experience in Northern Ireland and the resulting culture of collaboration have transferrable lessons for other deeply divided societies. Professor of Education and Faculty Dean of Research at Queen’s University...

Waiting for justice

Latest statistics from the Department of Justice show that the median time for completion of court cases where the main offence was in the sexual offences category is 622 days. These statistics...

Trade Union Desk

ICTU’s John O’Farrell outlines the necessity for policy makers to appreciate the economic and societal impact of supporting working parents with affordable childcare. Last month, the Toddle In 2 childcare facility, based...

Rev Robert Coulter remembered

Former UUP MLA Reverend Robert Coulter was a stalwart for Ulster Unionism in North Antrim. However his first loves were for road racing and then the pulpit; not to the political chamber....