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Ceasefire Celebrations: Alas Not For Me

  By Paul Gallagher Victims Campaigner   30/8/2014 31st August 1994 should have been a day that we all should have been happy about.  The IRA called a ceasefire that would eventually lead to our ‘peace’.  The killing and bloodshed … Continue reading

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The Role of Religion in a Shared Future

  By Peter McDowell Good Relations Officer 21/7/2014 There is no doubt that religion has played an ambiguous role in the Northern Ireland conflict. As David Stevens has noted, ‘Churches tend to reflect people’s fears, reflect community divisions, reflect a … Continue reading

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The Moral High Ground

  By Councillor Stephen Cooper TUV 9/7/2014 Since the Belfast Agreement, the appeasement of Republican violence has been set as the central precedent of the so called peace process. It is no surprise that the out-workings of that same government … Continue reading

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Learning to Live Together: Resolving the Parading Conflict. Protesters Responsibilities

  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 … Continue reading

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Learning to Live Together: Resolving the Parading Conflict. While on Parade

  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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Learning to Live Together: Resolving the Parading Conflict. The Police

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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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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