Research

Flags

In western Europe, national flags often represented a territorial area as well as the Christian faith, so that many included a cross. The French...
SharedFutureNews
9 min read

Education

With the establishment of the state of Northern Ireland, the unionist government under Lord Londonderry attempted to create a singular education system. However, this...
SharedFutureNews
4 min read

Interfaces

According to the CAIN (Conflict Archive in the Internet) website, a peace line or peace wall are “physical barriers between the Protestant/Loyalist community and...
Ignacio ALVAREZ PRIETO
5 min read

Sport

We recognise that sport is a powerful tool in bringing people together. We know that sport can play a central role in breaking down...
Katy FIELD
3 min read

Churches

Northern Ireland is one of the most religious countries in Europe, only surpassed by Poland and Malta. Religion by itself has shaped its most...
Ignacio ALVAREZ PRIETO
6 min read

Policing

Being a highly political and dividing issue in Northern Ireland, policing has proven to be one of the most difficult tasks on the road...
Barbara ZEDLER
3 min read

Reconciliation

Reconciliation is an essential process for conflict transformation. It is about building relationships, with the focus on emotional and psychological aspects of conflict. Reconciliation...
Emilie GRAZIANI
4 min read

Parades

Parading is one of the major issues that keeps raising tensions in the divided society of Northern Ireland. Since the 18th century this celebration...
Barbara ZEDLER
4 min read

Arts

“Well, art is art, isn’t it? Still, on the other hand, water is water. And east is east and west is west and if...

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Housing

In 1967, the Dungannon District Council allocated a new house to a single Protestant woman who had links to a local Unionist politician. Also...
Stevie DOWNES
4 min read