Is Brexit An Economic Suicide for Northern Ireland?

Is Brexit An Economic Suicide for Northern Ireland?

In a part of the United Kingdom that is often forgotten, a potential Brexit poses serious threats on the economy alongside with a historically ongoing political-religious conflict.   Easter Saturday, 2016 – A train gets stopped and vandalised in Newry, a small border town between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.   The train was completely stopped, for long enough that passengers had to switch to a bus instead. One of the passengers explained…

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The Non-Touristy Side of the British Museum

The Non-Touristy Side of the British Museum

Despite of the ongoing debates that criticize the eligibility of Britain to own the cultural heritage acquired under the authority of colonialism, the basic education in the UK seems to leave many people behind on that issue.   For many, the British museum is an ideal of enlightenment, and a free scope  for students and researchers from different fields to be able to see the cultural heritage from allover the globe, only segregated by glass…

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Irish Roman Catholicism: Year 101

Irish Roman Catholicism: Year 101

 A look on how the current generation deals with their heavy heritage after the 100th anniversary of the Easter Uprising. By Reem Fatthelbab ‘My personal experience growing up in a Roman Catholic family in Belfast emphasised a certain lifestyle that is rather different than the typical Western culture,’ said English and Irish historian Natalie Ali. ‘The Roman Catholic religious culture in Belfast is very strict when it comes to practices; I don’t recall ever getting…

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