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Feb05
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05 February 2024

In defence of politicians

A renewed sense of optimism flooded the floor of Stormont’s main chamber on Saturday as the new NI Executive took shape on the eighth attempt after the election in May 2022.

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Jan30
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30 January 2024

Where do the political parties stand as they prepare for Stormont return?

The announcement by Sir Jeffrey Donaldson that the party will return to Stormont, pending the government delivering on legislative commitments, comes just three days before the second anniversary of the withdrawal of Paul Givan as First Minister on 3 February 2022. While all eyes have been on the internal workings of the DUP, other parties have had time to formulate policy positions and gameplan the various political twists and turns that lie ahead in 2024 and beyond, not least the next UK General Election.

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Dec14
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14 December 2023

Is the finish line in sight?

With many speculating the talks to restore the power-sharing Executive and Assembly are in the final stages, we look back on a few key dates along the way, what has been discussed during the talks and outline the steps required to get the Executive back up and running.

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Sep13
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13 September 2023

Bringing all communities into the peace conversation

At the weekend I had the privilege of joining a panel on the Good Friday Agreement as part of Cushendun’s Culture Month. A well-rehearsed subject over the past six months, what was refreshing about this event was that it wasn’t based in Belfast or Derry, but in the Glens of Antrim, a rural community that largely escaped the worst of the Troubles.

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