PAYING THE PRICE FOR OUR PEACE… By Brian Rowan 

    When the Northern Irish artist Colin Davidson embarked on his project Silent Testimony he could not have anticipated the remarkable response to this work. He knows now. On show in 2015, it became the most-visited exhibition in the history of the Ulster Museum with more than 80,000 people viewing it. Davidson’s 18 portraits…

STORMONT: IN DEEP DOO-DOO… By Brian Rowan 

  The above thought is the polite way of describing these talks at the Castle. Unless there is some dramatic development in the hours ahead, then another deadline will fall and these negotiations will fail. We are not at that point just yet, but we are very close.     Secretary of State James Brokenshire…

Arlene and the Iceberg – By Brian Rowan

  What if Sinn Fein can get what it needs on the Irish language, marriage equality, and a bill of rights? What then the prospects for a deal at Stormont? With talks set to develop in London, Belfast and Dublin, there are, of course, other important questions. Among them, what a proposed legacy process will…