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Northern Ireland

Peace brings no dividend to the poorest in Northern Ireland, but how do we measure poverty anyway?

There is an interesting opinion piece in today's Irish Times, discussing a Joseph Rowntree Foundation report into economic deprivation in Northern Ireland, and concluding that devolved government has made things worse, economically, for the poorest in Northern Ireland rather than better. This may come as no surprise.  While the involuntary… Read more

Road Safety Adverts

I was doing some research on road traffic offences (don't ask), when I came across the first of these videos below.  It just served to remind me that after all the bad press that Northern Ireland has received recently about flags, marches, intolerance, bigotry and religious censorship, everybody from Norn… Read more