Maze Long Kesh – The Loss of a Site of Profound Learning

There are many reasons why the decision of Northern Ireland's First Minister¬†Peter Robinson MLA to do a complete u-turn on plans for the development of the site of the former Maze Prison is a set-back for a political process that seems to be in a state of rapid decline - but for me one of … Continue reading Maze Long Kesh – The Loss of a Site of Profound Learning

Reflecting On a Moment of Change – Two Decades Ago

Twenty years ago - March 20 1993 - was an extraordinary day in my youth work career - and a day when everything started to change.¬† If the lowest ebb is the turn of the tide, then the events of that day were part of the point where the tide turned for Northern Ireland. The … Continue reading Reflecting On a Moment of Change – Two Decades Ago