BEYOND BROKEN- By Brian Rowan 

    Crisis. Leadership issues. Spending issues. Confidence issues. Talk of last chance and of rearranging the furniture. I was watching the teatime football on television on Saturday – that first-half debacle as Newcastle United took the lead, added to it and pushed Mourinho and Manchester United ever closer to some decision on those issues…

Stand by on eamonnmallie.com for sharpening of focus on government legacy plans – Brian Rowan explains

    Last month, the Northern Ireland Office published the consultation paper: Addressing the legacy of Northern Ireland’s Past. It invites views on a structure shaped in the Stormont House talks of 2014, including a new Historical Investigations Unit (HIU) and Independent Commission on Information Retrieval (ICIR). In the period since, that agreement has become…