Britain & Ireland: Lives Entwined is a five-volume series of essays exploring the complex web of relations that exist between Britain and Ireland.
Britain & Ireland: Lives Entwined V - Shifting borders, shifting identities
Read all 10 essays in Lives Entwined:
Kate Ewart-Biggs, Interim Chief Executive, British Council, writes a deeply personal and moving insight into three generations of her family.
Journalist Susan McKay interviews women who knew and who were changed by the life and death of journalist Lyra Mckee.
With writer Glenn Patterson, we’re transported to a night at Bert's Jazz Bar, Belfast, where he and friend Donovan Wylie are putting the world to rights.
Ex-MLA Conall McDevitt reflects on the importance of identity. Having grown up in Dublin, Malaga & Belfast, he believes our identity is multifaceted and distinctly our own.
In this essay, Playwright Shannon Sickles (Yee) explores her LGBTQ activism and the role of Arts in healing trauma.
Grace questions the narrative that conflict is over. In this essay, she talks about how how we’re stuck in a space between what was and what's next.
Senator Ian Marshall believes we must all work together, East, West, North and South - building what unites us, while respecting differences.
Poet Pádraig Ó Tuama wrestles with the nature of time, contested histories and Brexit, to create poetry that does more than tell us what we already know.
Historian Diarmaid Ferriter writes about the deep and imbalanced relationships that exist between Britain and Ireland.
Former Deputy Leader of NI21 John McCallister explores the place of unionism on the island of Ireland in 2020.