The primacy of dialogue: Michael Doherty

LEONARD Allan NIFThe primacy of dialogue: Michael Doherty
by Allan LEONARD for Forum for Cities in Transition
2 September 2016

The refurbished premise of the Holywell Trust was the venue for a lunchtime conversation about the Maiden City’s involvement with the Forum for Cities in Transition. Attending were two dozen local citizens, from all walks of life — active community workers, a retired doctor, and simply the curious. Read more

Peace process transformed Ireland, North and South: Ahern

DIAZ Barbara OrozcoPeace process transformed Ireland, North and South: Ahern
by Bárbara Orozco Díaz
31 May 2016

Professor Patrick Johnston (Chief Executive, Queen’s University Belfast) introduced the closing event of the Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation and Social Justice’s Spring Festival, described the guest speaker as a “man of peace and builder of bridges”. The professor was referring to former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern, who in a crowded room delivered his lecture, “Reflections on Peace in a Changed Ireland”. Read more

Prisons Memory Archive: Using technology for peacebuilding

OREILLY Amy JanePrisons Memory Archive: Using technology for peacebuilding
13 May 2016

At an event organised by Transformative Connections held at Queen’s University Belfast, the Prisons Memory Archive screened ‘Armagh Stories: Voices from the Gaol’. The archive directed by Professor Cahal McLaughlin looks at the memories and experiences of those associated with the Armagh Gaol as well as the Maze and Long Kesh Prison during The Troubles. Read more