Mr Turner’s apples

Mr Turner’s apples by Allan LEONARD for Northern Slant 27 September 2017 The Allison Collection held at the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) consists of about 1,550 photographs and 34 volumes from Allison Photographic Studios between circa 1900 and 1950. The studios were established by Herbert Thackwray Allison, who came to Ireland in... Continue Reading →

Transformation through collaboration: Foster

Transformation through collaboration: Foster The Harri Holkeri lecture: Women, leadership and peacebuilding by Allan LEONARD for Northern Ireland Foundation 23 May 2016 First Minister for Northern Ireland, Arlene Foster MLA, was the guest speaker at the fourth annual Harri Holkeri lecture series, on this year’s topic of “Women, leadership and peacebuilding”. A dozen protestors outside... Continue Reading →

(St) Patrick deported by citizen jury

(St) Patrick deported by citizen jury by Allan LEONARD for Shared Future News 19 March 2016 A public jury of citizens of Ireland voted to deport (Saint) Patrick, after hearing testimony in a staged hearing of his immigration application for the right to remain, at a “provocation” event by Kabosh Theatre Company at the Oh... Continue Reading →

Launch of #CivilSocietyNetwork

Launch of #CivilSocietyNetwork by Allan LEONARD for Shared Future News 2 October 2015 Just a few days before the event, an email was sent to people across the voluntary, community and business sectors, inviting all to the launch of the Civil Society Network. Held in the ballroom at the Europa Hotel, ten individuals spoke briefly,... Continue Reading →

Freeing up peace impasse with WD-40

Freeing up peace impasse with WD-40: The David Stevens Memorial Lecture by Rev. Harold Good by Allan LEONARD for Shared Future News 1 October 2015 At the third annual David Stevens Memorial Lecture, the Rev. Harold Good used a physical metaphor of a tin of WD-40 lubricant to illustrate the need to ‘unlock and free... Continue Reading →

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