Dull but steady progress…

Mark Devenport with his remembrance of a year in Northern Irish politics. A year of apparent progress in negotiations towards an inclusive settlement, but without much of the drama we’ve come to expect from Northern Ireland.

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty