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Guest Post: ‘Belfast to Derry/Londonderry’ by Jan Carson

It is impossible to be Northern Irish on a train. On the surface you carry yourselves like a private funeral; paperback on your side, on his, a small sheet newspaper, unfurled. You note his newspaper. He notes your novel. You … Continue reading

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Butting In

It was momentous, unprecedented. Derry had won the All-Ireland football final for the first time, and the Sam Maguire cup was on its way north again. These were heady times for Ulster football. During the weeks leading up to the … Continue reading

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