Profile for Mr Ulster
Latest posts from Mr Ulster (see all)
Mr Ulster has posted 46 times (2 in the last month).
Tweet To mark its 30th anniversary, Belfast Exposed has organised an extensive exhibition of photographic work, displayed both at its premises on Donegall Street as well as at The MAC. The exhibition — Northern Ireland: 30 Years of Photography — “focuses on the growth of new, fine art documentary practices, more often produced for the [...] more »
Tweet As part of its 15th anniversary celebrations, Stratagem hosted a political drama film and discussion event at The MAC. Stratagem Director, Quintin Oliver, explained how he was motivated by a gift request from his son for a box set of the West Wing series. “He said it would be educational. I realised it was [...] more »
Tweet Although the DUP dismisses the Good Friday Agreement for all its faults, it is hard to deny that that long-negotiated document set the framework under which our politics takes place, with its separation of powers (perhaps too separate), all-inclusive Executive (though lack of collective responsibility), and peculiar voting systems (bifurcated communal designations). Yet this [...] more »
Tweet The UCD Clinton Institute for American Studies was the venue for a day-long conference, “The US and Northern Ireland: A Diplomatic Perspective”. Three panel discussions were represented by high-level speakers, from the Irish and British diplomatic corps as well as by those who had direct access to key decision makers during the past 40 [...] more »
Tweet Transforming society through engaging place based leaders By Allan Leonard for Northern Ireland Foundation 1 November 2012 A conference organised by the University of Ulster addressed the dynamic and innovative approaches to place based leadership, and how they could be applied in Northern Ireland and abroad. Audio: 20121101 UU Conference – 01 Alastair Adair UU [...] more »
Tweet NICVA hosted a Twitter “Tweet Up” for its members, to review various aspects of social media and its relevance for the sector. The Twitter hashtag for the event was #NICVATwtUp The host was UTV’s Marc Mallett (@MarcMallett_UTV), an informal, sofa chair style panel containing Chris Brown (@CB_PRandPA), Susie Brown (@Brownturf) (“I am not Chris’ [...] more »
Tweet When I arrived in Belfast in 1994, one matter that struck me as peculiar was the near neglected Titanic Memorial statue on the east lawn of Belfast City Hall. The situation became blasphemous when the Big Wheel was erected practically right on top of it a few years ago. If I remain circumspect of [...] more »
Tweet At a service of thanksgiving for the life of Addie Morrow, his nephew Duncan Morrow gave a thorough tribute. Duncan described his uncle as a great oak tree: “We grew in his shadow and we got courage from his strength. In the time of characterlessness, Addie had character. Enough to stand up to [...] more »
Tweet Somehow I escaped reading this essential school text, with its story of racism in 1930s American South. Living in Northern Ireland, I draw parallels with sectarianism, with its similar bigotry and prejudice. To Kill a Mockingbird was part of a Unite Against Hate campaign event at Parliament Buildings in Northern Ireland, which I’ve [...] more »
Tweet At the Brian Friel Theatre (Queen’s Film Theatre) was an arts conference hosted by The Playhouse ICAN Project and the School of Creative Arts at Queen’s University. “Nine Tenths Under: Performing the Peace” explores how the arts can cast light on the hidden face of the peace, represented symbolically by an iceberg (stylised in [...] more »
Latest comments from Mr Ulster (see all)
Mr Ulster has commented 39 times (2 in the last month).