Monthly Archives: May 2023

Irish media’s poor coverage of Northern Ireland not helping understanding in the Republic

Earlier this week I addressed the Belfast dialogue group Compass Points on the coverage of Northern Ireland by the media in the Republic. This is a slightly edited version of my remarks. The first thing I should say is that … Continue reading

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Talking to a cosmopolitan, community-focussed nationalist who is full of good ideas

Conor Patterson emphasises that he is not a politician, political commentator or member of a political party – he is a businessman with a passion for community development in his home town of Newry, in Northern Ireland and on the … Continue reading

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