On July 11th every year bonfires are lit across Northern Ireland as part of the traditions celebrating William of Orange's victory at the Battle of the Boyne which form the Twelfth of July celebrations. Firefighters had to respond to 40 incidents for this year's Eleventh Night celebrations with buildings around Sandy Row and Cluan … Continue reading In Photos: The Eleventh Night & Twelfth of July
Thrust into the limelight, the DUP's policies are now subject to increased scrutiny. But what of the ten newly elected MPs themselves? Read to the end to find a new updated bonus section.
Kieran Pradeep - "The easiest way to slander someone now is to make them a meme. Memes are the purest form of ideology, they form a cushion protecting against contact with the real."
Gabriel Doran - "What happens when the island of Ireland is split into diverging data jurisdictions?"
Nathan Stewart - "Voters in East Belfast find themselves in a similar predicament as the French. Moderates are expected to rally around a centrist candidate in order to stop the far-right getting in."
Brendan Harkin - "Internment has been proven not to work. It marginalises, it discriminates and it oppresses. It makes an enemy of citizens who have committed no crimes."
Gabriel Doran - "Ireland being pushed to ‘Irexit’ by the UK would be a form of neo-colonialism. It is imperative that Ireland doesn’t allow itself to be run over by the Brexiteer Cavalry."