Allison Morris: Finding something worth celebrating in the Good Friday Agreement anniversary

Key figures from the Good Friday Agreement negotiations at Queen's University. (back row left to right) Jonathan Powell, Lord John Alderdice, Lord David Trimble, Sir Reg Empey, Lord Paul Murphy of Torfaen and (front row left to right) Professor Monica McWilliams, Seamus Mallon, former taoiseach Bertie Ahern, Senator George Mitchell and Gerry Adams. Picture by Mal McCann
Over the last 15 months there has been little reason to rejoice in political terms. We've had devolution fail and cycle after cycle of talks that have almost, but never quite, managed to secure[...]

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