Category - IRA

  • 1 Jul 2012

    We can only guess what was going through the minds of Martin McGuiness and Elizabeth Windsor as they shook hands in Belfast last week. Several commentators recognised the symbolism of a painful process of reconciliation. Lessons from Northern Ireland about the futility of violence need to be applied in other parts of the world, and in other areas of life.

  • 6 Oct 2009

    Twenty-five years after the Provisional IRA bombed a Brighton hotel during the Conservative Party conference, Parliament is to host a groundbreaking event on forgiveness, with talks from people on both sides of the incident.