Dr Katy Hayward, author at QPol (Queen’s University Belfast’s policy unit), was our guest on this show. She is a political sociologist with a PhD on the subject of the impact of European integration on cross-border relations on the island of Ireland and … Continue reading Chatter Episode 18 – Dr Katy Hayward on Brexit and The Irish Border
Last week, we attended the public consultation in Newtownabbey on the proposed £13 million cuts to the Antrim Trust (and £70 million across the whole of Northern Ireland) to try and understand what the Department of Health is proposing with … Continue reading Proposed Budget Cuts To The Northern Ireland Health Service
Callum Curry was the guest on today’s show ahead of the launch of his new polling company, Sussd. Sussd is a locally driven community polling platform that will allow people to give opinions on how local issues are being dealt … Continue reading Chatter Episode 15 – Callum Curry On Sussd and Life As An Entrepreneur In Northern Ireland
The co-founders of Progressive Politics Northern Ireland, Matthew Fulton and Scott Moore, were our joint guests on the latest episode of Chatter. They founded the movement in the wake of the RHI scandal (Renewable Heating Incentive) in order to promote progressive … Continue reading Chatter Episode 13 – Matthew Fulton and Scott Moore On Progressive Politics Northern Ireland
Patricia McKeown, Regional Secretary of UNISON, was our guest on the show today. Ever since we became politically aware and involved we have been horrified and terrified by the gradual privatisation of the health service in the UK that has gone … Continue reading Chatter Episode 12 – Regional Secretary of UNISON Patricia McKeown On The Stealth Privatisation Of The Health Service and The Importance Of Trade Unions
RASCAL, A Mini-doc From Cillean Campbell “When punk rock ruled over Ulster, nobody ever had more excitement and fun. Between the bombings and shootings, the religious hatred and the settling of old scores, punk gave everybody a chance to live … Continue reading RASCAL – Punk in Belfast. As it WAS, as it IS.