This week on Hearts and Minds, “not for the first time, a leading nationalist has compared the Unionist treatment of Catholics to the Nazi persecution of the Jews. Like President McAleese before him, Father Alec Reid has apologized, but unionists are unconvinced”.
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Free Event – Borders, backstops and Brexit
What impact will Brexit have on peace in Northern Ireland? How will it affect its border with the Republic of Ireland? What would a ‘no deal’ Brexit mean for the country’s economy? The event will consist of introductory comments on the Brexit process by senior Queen’s academics Professor David Phinnemore, Dr Viviane Gravey and Dr Katy Hayward, which will be followed by a Q&A session and a discussion addressing the issues raised by the participants. Part of the Festival of Social Sciences.
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