Tuesday January 21, 2020

Time to accentuate the positive in North’s peace process

The absence of violence in the North hasn’t always led to an easy peace, but an increase in integrated education, politics and a new more open-minded generation give cause for hope

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent

12th January, 2020
30-year-old blogger Jamie Bryson acknowledges he’s too young to remember the Troubles

“Fuck the Queen agus tiocfaidh ár lá!”

The video posted by hip hop group Kneecap shows its two front men breaking into the sectarian chant in front of a delighted crowd that has packed in to see them.

The Belfast trio have developed an enthusiastic following over the last two years with their high-energy blend of Irish language lyrics and rap music, but their constant use of republican language and imagery...

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