On The Cusp of 100: The Government of Ireland Act 1920, Partition and Northern Ireland

One hundred years ago in December 1920, The Government of Ireland Act received Royal Assent confirming the partition of Ireland into Northern and Southern regions. The Act gave way to watershed constitutional, political, economic and social changes. It is our living history and heritage.

New Tribute Remembers QUB Lecturer Edgar Graham

Queen’s University students and the Troubles’ victims group SEFF have joined together to produce a new video in tribute to Edgar Graham BL, QUB law lecturer and UUP politician, who was murdered in 1983.

John Hume: A Legacy of Honour Autumn Issue 2

The Credit Union movement recently recognised John Hume, as one of its key founders in Derry and the North West region, by releasing a portrait of the peacemaker commissioned by Dublin artist Shane Gillen. The death in August of John Hume, the leader of the SDLP for over twenty years, signalled a time for reflectionContinue reading “John Hume: A Legacy of Honour Autumn Issue 2”

A Legacy of Honour: The Gown’s Reflection on John Hume’s passing, Issue 1

The Gown’s exclusive two-part feature on the life of John Hume, who died earlier in August, aged 83. His steadfastness in pursuing a peaceful settlement to Northern Ireland and the perpetual ills of the ‘Irish question’ changed the country’s political and social landscape for future generations.