Royal British Legion

London’s attitude to the veterans of armed forces, many of whom are in Northern Ireland, is appalling. The author has experienced problems with the Belfast Head Office as well.  In London, it appears that Northern Ireland veterans are treated with contempt and as second class citizens. I  had an unfortunate experience with the Royal British […]

“No tears in the reader, no tears in the writer.

No surprises in the writer, no surprises in the reader – Robert Frost I first wrote this article for the Inkslingers writing group at the Irish Writers Centre in Dublin.  It went down a storm, and caused much discussion in the pub. “Shocking!  Just shocking! Putin rigs US election, Chile, Iraq, Haiti, Libya, Bay of […]

The Media and Democracy why Journalism Matters!

The Media and Democracy why Journalism Matters! Copyright © Kevin Cooper Photoline NUJ: OnUnited Nations World Press Freedom Day 2019 the Belfast and District Branch of the National Union of Journalists, and the United Nations Association of Northern Ireland held a joint seminar The Media and Democracy – why journalism matters! The seminar dedicated to […]

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