Liam Duggan - "All has changed. We are all minorities now, and we all deserve equality. We all end up the same after our final breaths."
Matt Gillespie - "Finding a way to bridge divide through the quiet, the small, the normal, can be much more powerful than the theatrical gestures of politics."
Nathan Stewart - "A statement of any sort on the day of McGuinness' death sums up how you see our country’s past and how you see its future."
Brendan Harkin - "Will the DUP offer leadership and representation for ALL of Northern Ireland and practice the platitudes they preach? Or will it just be more parrotry instead of parity?"
Nathan Stewart - "Rather than wait for that wishy-washy centre ground to deliver us from the past, we need to keep banging on at the parties we have now to deliver real change."
Peter Brimstone - "For as long as I can remember, I’ve not been allowed to have my own nationality. It was always, and never, a choice with just two options – British or Irish. Even if you didn’t know which one you wanted to pick, you knew which you didn’t want to."
Daniel Stafford - "The youngest generation of voters are used to rapid reaction and demand. We live in an era of instant reaction and instant gratification, making the prospect of longer term change deeply unattractive."