Towards a Shared Heritage

By Megan Henvey The early medieval high crosses of Ireland may seem an unusual topic for a blog about the ‘Troubles’ in Northern Ireland, but exploration of their scholarly and civic treatment highlights the wide-ranging impact of the conflict and the religio-political divisions in the region, as well as indicating how far we’ve come, and... Continue Reading →

‘Swept Under the Carpet’ – The Commercialisation of Troubles Sites

By Chris Hamill – Earlier this summer, marked only by a brief entry in the local paper, works began on site to transform the former women’s prison in the centre of Armagh into a luxury hotel and spa.[1] This project seeks to fund the preservation of one of the most prominent buildings in the history (and... Continue Reading →

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