Back in November, I spoke at the Rubicon conference about my latest book — due out next week — Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland. The research that I conducted for my book speaks directly to how Ireland’s historically Catholic culture has changed and is changing. In particular, it explores how people who are on the margins of the […]
I have a new post on the Slugger O’Toole blog, ‘Politics for the Next Generation? Pupils’ Visions for the Future at the 4 Corners Festival.’ Photo by Elizabeth Hanna
A new play exploring the legacy of 1916, Halfway House, is now running in venues across Northern Ireland (18-26 January). Admission is free or a recommended donation of just £5 in all venues. The play is the latest by Philip Orr, and is a project of Contemporary Christianity. Set in 1966 in the context of the 50th anniversary […]
I’ve been quiet on the blog of late as I just completed my last month of maternity leave and celebrated the Christmas holidays. Rather belatedly, I’m writing my first post of 2016 as I start back into work and get stuck in to my agenda as a Research Fellow in Conflict Transformation and Social Justice at Queen’s. […]
I have a new post on the Slugger O’Toole blog, a review of a new book by David Mitchell, ‘Politics and Peace in Northern Ireland: Political Parties and the Implementation of the 1998 Agreement.’
I have a new post on the Slugger O’Toole blog, a review of a new book by Vicky Cosstick, Belfast: Toward a City Without Walls.
I have a new post on the Slugger O’Toole blog on the Government of Ireland’s Plans for the 2016 commemorations of the Easter Rising.
I have a new post on the Slugger O’Toole blog, a review of a book about the Republic of Ireland’s upcoming same-sex marriage referendum, Who Owns Marriage? A Conversation about Religion, Government, Marriage and a Civil Society, edited by Nick Park.
I have a new post on the Slugger O’Toole blog: Senator George Mitchell Recommends Integrated Education at Queen’s Conflict Transformation Spring Festival.
I have a new post on the Slugger O’Toole blog, providing details about the Spring Festival of Events organised by Queen’s University’s Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation and Social Justice, where I work. The festival runs 22 April-28 May and features keynote events from Senator George Mitchell, chair of the peace talks that […]
I was a respondent to Dr Jenny Taylor’s Catherwood Lecture, ‘When Words Fail: Religious Literacy and Post-Multicultural Possibilities’ on Thursday evening. The Catherwood Lecture is an annual event organised by Contemporary Christianity. You can read my short summary of Taylor’s main points here, and my own remarks below. (I shortened remarks on the evening, so I […]