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‘Journalists have always had to have integrity’

Posted on May 11th, 2020 · Posted in Holywell Trust, Slugger O'Toole

The media are at a crossroads, with fears over the future of some of Northern Ireland’s best known newspapers. Existing trends favouring social media over print newspapers have been accelerated.. read more

Northern Ireland’s mental health crisis

Posted on May 11th, 2020 · Posted in Holywell Trust, Slugger O'Toole

Mental health is a global challenge, but poor mental health is at crisis levels in Northern Ireland. That crisis is in part an ongoing impact from the Troubles, Siobhan O’Neill,.. read more

Reforming governance in Northern Ireland

Posted on May 11th, 2020 · Posted in Holywell Trust, Slugger O'Toole

Government in Northern Ireland needs reform, but the fact that it works at all is actually impressive given the past, says Jess Sargeant of the Institute for Government, a London-based.. read more

‘A Threat to the Union’

Posted on April 25th, 2019 · Posted in Holywell Trust, Slugger O'Toole

“Unionism needs to look and recognize that the environment around us is changing,” says former Ulster Unionist Party leader Mike Nesbitt MLA.  He adds: “I would like to see civic.. read more

‘Christians should lead in healing Northern Ireland’

Posted on April 25th, 2019 · Posted in Holywell Trust, Slugger O'Toole

Christians should take a leading role in healing Northern Ireland, says Bishop Ken Good, the Church of Ireland bishop for the cross-border diocese of Derry and Raphoe.  He also says.. read more

‘Forward Together’

Posted on April 25th, 2019 · Posted in Holywell Trust, Slugger O'Toole

To mark 21 years since the signing of the Good Friday Agreement, an important new initiative begins on Good Friday, 19th April, 2019.  A series of podcasts will be broadcast.. read more

Brexit blog: Ever the same

Posted on April 25th, 2019 · Posted in Holywell Trust

The killing of young journalist Lyra McKee on the streets of Creggan overshadows everything in Derry at present.  And there has been widespread speculation that dissident republicans have been energised.. read more

Brexit blog: Brexit on hold

Posted on April 25th, 2019 · Posted in Derry Journal, Holywell Trust

So the UK is staying in the EU until Halloween.  Or maybe not as long as that.  Or maybe we will stay longer.  Perhaps we even have another vote and.. read more

Delaying Brexit

Posted on March 18th, 2019 · Posted in Derry Journal, Holywell Trust

It now looks as if Brexit will not happen on 29th March, as repeatedly promised.  Theresa May has reluctantly agreed that if her withdrawal agreement is not approved by the.. read more

The Brexit blog: trading on WTO terms

Posted on January 25th, 2019 · Posted in Derry Journal, Holywell Trust

The prospects for a no deal Brexit have become widely discussed in the last few days, not least with Theresa May’s proposed withdrawal agreement having been decisively defeated in the.. read more

December’s Brexit Blog

Posted on December 30th, 2018 · Posted in Derry Journal, Holywell Trust

With just three months to go before the UK leaves the European Union, the politics of Brexit have heated up.  Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement was to have been voted on.. read more

The Brexit withdrawal deal – drafted, but not yet agreed

Posted on November 23rd, 2018 · Posted in Derry Journal, Holywell Trust

Two and a half years after the Brexit referendum vote, Prime Minister Theresa May has agreed a draft withdrawal deal with the European Union.  It is important to stress two.. read more