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Last month October 2022

Brian Rowan: Would it really be progress if the Executive was restored?
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Brian Rowan: Would it really be progress if the Executive was restored?

Updated Oct 28th 2022, 3:00 PM 21,163 Views 30 Comments

The former BBC correspondent asks if voting in another Assembly election would change anything in Northern Ireland.

Brian Rowan: Truss' resignation and Conservative chaos spell disaster for Northern Ireland
# Westminster Woes
# Westminster Woes

Brian Rowan: Truss' resignation and Conservative chaos spell disaster for Northern Ireland

Updated Oct 21st 2022, 2:00 PM 38,316 Views 16 Comments

The former BBC correspondent says the ongoing chaos in London means Stormont is again forgotten.

Brian Rowan: Can the parties of Northern Ireland truly make it work this time?
# Analysis
# Analysis

Brian Rowan: Can the parties of Northern Ireland truly make it work this time?

Updated Oct 7th 2022, 11:59 AM 12,285 Views 14 Comments

The former BBC correspondent says the signs of compromise are not good as another deadline looms for Stormont.

This year 2022

Brian Rowan: How loyalist support helped an embattled David Trimble seal the Good Friday deal
# Opinion
# Opinion

Brian Rowan: How loyalist support helped an embattled David Trimble seal the Good Friday deal

Jul 26th 2022, 9:39 AM 9,920 Views 3 Comments

Trimble’s position was encapsulated within the words – ‘no guns-no government’.

Brian Rowan: Boris Johnson's damage to Northern Ireland cannot be easily repaired
# The Brexit Boy
# The Brexit Boy

Brian Rowan: Boris Johnson's damage to Northern Ireland cannot be easily repaired

Updated Jul 8th 2022, 7:14 AM 23,719 Views 10 Comments

The former BBC correspondent says the soon-to-be ex-PM has left in Northern Irish politics in chaos.

Brian Rowan: Sinn Féin and Alliance's success represents a political shift in Northern Ireland
# Stormont
# Stormont

Brian Rowan: Sinn Féin and Alliance's success represents a political shift in Northern Ireland

May 8th 2022, 12:05 PM 21,245 Views 33 Comments

The former BBC correspondent says the story of “two tribes” in the North is now being stretched out across a wider canvas.

Brian Rowan: Why Northern Ireland's elections could change everything - or change nothing
# Opinion
# Opinion

Brian Rowan: Why Northern Ireland's elections could change everything - or change nothing

Apr 23rd 2022, 7:00 AM 14,119 Views 11 Comments

The former BBC correspondent says recent political unrest in Northern Ireland follows a well-worn pattern.

Last year 2021

Brian Rowan: Poots can make promises on the protocol but it will be Boris' call
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Brian Rowan: Poots can make promises on the protocol but it will be Boris' call

May 17th 2021, 1:11 PM 21,811 Views 29 Comments

The former BBC correspondent and author says new DUP leader Edwin Poots’ hands may not be as strong on the big issues.