Britain & Ireland: Lives Entwined is a fifth-volume series of essays exploring the complex web of relations that exist between Britain and Ireland.

The latest edition, Lives Entwined V, focuses on the theme of ‘shifting borders, shifting identities’ and is made up of a collection of 10 essays reflecting on the current context of change and flux on the islands.

It offers contemporary, authentic and sometimes challenging perspectives from a range of voices drawn from politics, journalism, arts and academia and includes former Deputy Leader of NI21 - John McCallister, Journalist Susan McKay, Writer Glenn Patterson, Historian Diarmaid Ferriter, artist and activist Grace Dyas, Playwright Shannon Sickels (Yee), ex-MLA Conall McDevitt, Senator Ian Marshall, British Council's Kate Ewart-Biggs and Poet Pádraig Ó Tuama.

Listen to Pádraig Ó Tuama's - 'There is no such thing as the future'

Read all ten essays below.

Britain & Ireland: Lives Entwined was initially commissioned following the 2004 report, Through Irish Eyes, which examined changing attitudes towards the UK among young Irish people. 

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