Steve Bradley

Is ‘Working From Home’ Impacting Belfast ? Transport Gives an Indication…

5630

History has taught us that major pandemics create lasting behavioural change, and often in unexpected ways. One of the most significant impacts of Covid 19 has been the rise of ‘Working From Home’ (WFH) and ‘hybrid-working’ (employee time divided between …

John Pike

The End of Morality?

4865

And so it goes on. An emotional Lord Arbuthnot, tireless champion of the sub postmasters, struggling for words on hearing the latest revelations about the Post Office scandal, incredulous that Post Office managers have seemingly lost all sense of morality …

Brian O’Neill

Open sunday – politics free zone…

2011

In addition to our normal open Sunday, we have a politics-free post to give you all a break. So discuss what you like here, but no politics. Discover more from Slugger O'Toole Subscribe to get the latest posts to your …

Brian O’Neill

Open Sunday – discuss what you like…

7289

The idea for Open Sunday is to let you discuss what you like. Just two rules. Keep it civil and no man/woman playing. Discover more from Slugger O'Toole Subscribe to get the latest posts to your email. Type your email… …

Slugger Team

Gaza – A Wound in the World…

3768

The parallels between the history of the island of Ireland, and the history of Palestine and Israel, has led many here to take a side on the Middle East that best matches their own experiences and, frankly, use it as …

Alan Meban (Alan in Belfast)

Eamonn Mallie in conversation about his book: Eyewitness to War and Peace #imaginebelfast

1666

As part of Imagine! Belfast Festival of Ideas and Politics, Mark Simpson grilled journalist Eamonn Mallie about his recently published book “Eyewitness to War and Peace“. The conversation was recorded on Tuesday 19 March 2024 in Queen’s University, Belfast’s Great …

Mick Fealty

After Donaldson the question remains: how do we feed future generations of those who live in Northern Ireland?

14718

As a Manchester City fan of many years standing (myself and just two others in Primary went blue when everyone else was going red) I know a rapid change in managers is not a sign of good health. After many …

Brian O’Neill

Reports estimate Irish Reunification to cost somewhere between 37 pence and 44 trillion pounds…

6372

Another day, another report on the potential cost of Irish Reunification. This time, it comes from the Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA), a Dublin think tank. From John Campbell at the BBC: The initial cost of a united …

Soapbox

Education in NI: Less than the Sum of its Parts…

2782

Reclaim the Enlightenment aims to revive progressive thinking from the 18th and 19th centuries. Discover how education in Northern Ireland reflects deep social divisions and inequalities.

Brian Walker

A BBC reporter’s recollections of the UWC strike and reflections on lessons learned

3181

I  thought I’d  rescue a  few memories of my own as a young BBC reporter  from  “comments”, on the fascinating reflections by loyalist  veterans about the UWC Strike hosted by Alan Meban on Slugger video. A couple of BBC anecdotes …

Discover more from Slugger O'Toole

Subscribe to get the latest posts to your email.