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Below is a short post on the back of a conversation on Twitter between myself, @EdSimpsonNI and @yeronlyman. Sometimes the
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Leaks, Sneaks and Corporate Memory
This features in an article by Gemma Burns of the North Belfast News 18th August 2011. I will link the full
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Gerry Kelly, Sinn Féin, and the PONI Malady
Below is a press release by Gerry Kelly, Sinn Féin MLA for North Belfast. He is party spokesman for Policing
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What We Said About PONI Fiasco in July 2010
Below is a posting from I first made in July 2010 with relevant news pieces when the Police Ombudsman aborted his
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McGurk’s Presentation at Féile an Phobail
My name is Ciarán MacAirt. I am a grandson of John and Kathleen Irvine. Kitty, as her friends and family
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Shared Experiences and Dealing With the Past
Belfast Féile and the Ballymurphy Campaigners have given me a great honour: they have kindly asked me to attend and present at an
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1971: Missed Opportunities and Ceding the Maiden City
Whilst researching the McGurk’s Bar Massacre within British Governmental and military archives, I discovered secret documents that give a startling
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Counting the Cost of the Culture Club
As with every July before it, this July has descended into dispute, counter-protest, violence and thuggery. In the eye of this yearly maelstrom
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This week the Committee for the Administration of Justice (CAJ), a leading independent, Human Rights group, published a review of
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Meeting, Minutes and Commemoration
On Saturday past (11th June) the families met to mull over artefacts we have for exhibition and plans to commemorate
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What’s in a Name?
Last year the community in the shadow of St. Patrick’s church wished to bestow on us a grand tribute to
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We protested the private meeting of the Policing Board on Thursday (2.6.11), delivered a press statement to the waiting press
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