Ireland

The Lasting Pain of Ireland’s Partition

The Lasting Pain of Ireland’s Partition

This year marks the centenary of one of those malicious acts of history: the partition of Ireland, the establishment of a sectarian statelet in the northeast of the island, and the beginning of a whole new set of injustices that have fueled successive outbursts of civil strife.

How a Nearly Forgotten Man from Derry Forged Peace in Ireland

How a Nearly Forgotten Man from Derry Forged Peace in Ireland

John Hume, whose legacy was nearly lost after he succumbed to dementia, realized that in order to improve conditions in his hometown, he would have to change the world