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Shame on those who vote along sectarian lines

The ongoing cancer of sectarianism that blights our communities can be seen most clearly in the divergent needs of both communities in north Belfast which is arguably the cockpit of conflict in our fractured society.

Irish digital radio out of tune

AS Irish citizens prepare for further chaos over Brexit, they are surely entitled to expect that, at the very least, their radio coverage will remain in place as they go about their business across the island.

Vicious assault on Jason Tuite

It is appalling that 16–year-old Jason Tuite was so brutally assaulted while attending a concert in Belfast that he may lose his sight in one eye.

Radio Review: I am, I am, I am

Nuala McCann
Book of the Week: Radio 4 THERE are times when the radio can’t be just a background hum – you have to put down a book or a pen, or pull over and stop the car.

Climate for Stormont's return yet to be created

While the tone of Arlene Foster’s renewed attempt to facilitate the return of our devolved institutions was generally measured, she must have known in advance that her proposals were not likely to produce any form of breakthrough.

Time to fully respect the Irish language

In many ways, it is a considerable pity that the debate over an Irish language act has become so closely intertwined with the discussions about the restoration of our devolved administration.

Should Mensa challenge other world organisations?

It makes for a fascinating headline: ‘Mensa challenges Bulgaria’s MP candidates to take IQ tests – and only four out of more than 4000 agree’, The Sofia Globe (March 11) in Bulgaria. 

Missile crisis needs diplomatic solutions

The day to day issues faced by the rest of the world can only appear fairly minor when compared to the sense of sheer helplessness experienced by the 130 million citizens of Japan as North Korea fired a ballistic missile over their country.

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