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“A cynic would say that Burns and McGee are capitalising on an already bursting cannon of Troubles related art but I disagree. These women have added a new layer to the narratives that surround the conflict. Not only have they added a teenage voice, but the voice of a teenage girl.”
“One thing missing from this whole story has been the dissenting progressive younger voices within the SDLP and its youth wing who have spoken out against the merger. They are key to the party’s future and should be taken into consideration.”
"More people in Northern Ireland have died by suicide since the end of The Troubles than were killed during the conflict itself. The collapse of the talks at Stormont only goes to show where our politicians' priorities lie."
"My group of school friends were as sarcastic, irreverent and occasionally ride-fixated as the Derry girls, but our socially conservative education made it seem like characters like these could only be accepted outside Northern Ireland."
"Ireland being pushed to ‘Irexit’ by the UK would be a form of neo-colonialism. It is imperative that Ireland doesn’t allow itself to be run over by the Brexiteer Cavalry."
"I am simultaneously lots of things. Different territories, allegiances and communities overlap me. There is a line running through my life, dividing me. Part of me is there in Northern Ireland and part of me is not included, watching disinterestedly from somewhere else."