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Another chance for unionism to positively shape the future

In A Long Peace? The Future of Unionism in Northern Ireland, which I co-authored with Mick Fealty and David Steven in 2003, we concluded that for the union to survive it required ‘a firmer, bolder, more far sighted unionism’ and that people must want the union.

Dissident republicans need to learn the lesson of peace

The fact that dissident republicans mounted a determined attempt to kill police officers within hours of Martin McGuinness's death, shows we still have some way to go to achieve the peace and stability the vast majority of people on this island wish to see.

Relief over discovery of R116

There will be enormous relief that the wreckage of the Irish Coast Guard helicopter R116 has been found off the Mayo coast after it went missing more than a week ago.

The journey of Martin McGuinness

There can be occasions when the life of an individual becomes tightly entwined with the history of a country and there can be no doubt that the story of Martin McGuinness, who died early yesterday at the age of 66, entered such a category.

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