Monthly Archives: June 2014

Learning to Live Together: Resolving the Parading Conflict – The Press

  Having joined the Orange Institution in 1964 and served on the Parades Commission 2011-2013, the Rev.  Brian Kennaway offers his analysis of the parading conflict. A number of groups need to step up to the mark.  By Rev Brian … Continue reading

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Catch 22

  “They muddy the water, to make it seem deep”. Friedrich Nietzsche    Cllr. Stephen Cooper Traditional Unionist Voice Comber 27/6/2014 Parading in NI has become a contentious issue, thanks to the deliberate setting up of resident groups by Sinn … Continue reading

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Learning to Live Together: Resolving the Parading Conflict

  Today begins our mini-series on parading. It is our intention to host as many mature posts as possible over the coming weeks and to assist in whatever way we can to facilitate a greater understanding. To this end we … Continue reading

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…….……Or Send My Pension to Carnmoney Cemetery !!!!!

  By Paul Gallagher Victims Campaigner 22/6/2014 One place where I have seen people ‘learning to live together’ has been in the Wave Injured Group.  This self-help group, part of the Wave Trauma Centre, is made up of individuals who … Continue reading

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Bloody-Minded Self Interest Will Take Us Nowhere

By Rev Lesley Carroll Fortwilliam & Macrory Presbyterian Church 20/6/2014   Protest at Twaddell Avenue. Parades Commission rulings. Flags lining the streets. Anti Hate Crime demonstrations. Cynicism about the chance of resolving the discordant issues from the past. And so … Continue reading

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When Research Meets Politics: Lessons from Boston College’s Belfast Oral History Project

  By Dr Birgit Schippers Senior Lecturer in Politics St Mary’s University College Belfast   18/6/2014 Much of the recent attention given to Boston College’s Belfast Oral History project has focussed on the question of confidentiality and its legal implications. … Continue reading

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Who do you think you are?

By Jude Collins Political Commentator 15/6/2014   Many of you will be familiar with the ancestry television programme ‘Who do you think you are’? Celebrities are taken on a guided tour of their family lineage and it throws up all manner … Continue reading

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