Category Archives: Public Affairs

Social commentator

During her “annual vacation,” Texan country and folk musician Nanci Griffith took time out to tell Meadhbh Monahan why she enjoys the Belfast Nashville song-writers’ festival so much and reveals where she...

Shared challenges

The UK Ambassador to Ireland, Julian King, speaks to Meadhbh Monahan about his desire for the UK and Ireland to become “better neighbours” and the need for Northern Ireland’s political parties to...

Willie Clarke MLA

A native of Newcastle, Willie has been a Down District councillor for the area since 2001 and was elected to the Assembly for South Down in 2003. He takes a keen interest...

Wallace Browne MLA

Wallace Browne became Lord Browne of Belmont in July 2006, before he was elected as a DUP Member to the Assembly in 2007. He was previously a school teacher at Rainey Endowed...

No stranger to fiction

Having earned his place alongside writers like Agatha Christie and Charles Dickens in the Daily Telegraph’s Top 50 Crime Writers, Northern Ireland’s star crime writer, Colin Bateman, answered Ryan Jennings’ questions. By...

Getting the message out

It’s all change for Arlene Foster after making the journey from the Department of Environment to take her role as Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister. Owen McQuade caught up with her to...