Changing the conversation with e-petitions in Northern Ireland

Mairaid McMAHON presentation on e-petitions for Northern Ireland. Xchange Summer School, LIFE Church, Belfast, Northern Ireland. Changing the conversation with e-petitions in Northern Ireland by Allan LEONARD for Northern Ireland Foundation 16 June 2016 As part of the Xchange Summer School, Mairaid McMahon announced the launch of e-petitions in Northern Ireland, which is scheduled to appear […]

Living the stroke experience: NIMAST 2016

I was part of a five-member panel of stroke survivors and carers who presented short stories of our perspectives, to an audience of delegates at the fifth Northern Ireland conference organised between the Northern Ireland Multidisciplinary Association for Stroke Teams (NIMAST) and the UK Stroke Forum (UKSF), held at La Mon Hotel, Belfast. Lisa LECKY […]

(St) Patrick deported by citizen jury

(St) Patrick deported by citizen jury

(St) Patrick deported by citizen jury by Allan LEONARD for Shared Future News 19 March 2016 A public jury of citizens of Ireland voted to deport (Saint) Patrick, after hearing testimony in a staged hearing of his immigration application for the right to remain, at a “provocation” event by Kabosh Theatre Company at the Oh […]

Bringing our own lens: Visualising conflict in Palestine

Bringing our own lens: Visualising conflict in Palestine

Bringing our own lens: Visualising conflict in Palestine by Allan LEONARD for Shared Future News 15 March 2016 The rear room at Common Grounds Cafe was the venue for a display of three types of imagery — participatory, documentary, and expository — for the Imagine! Festival of Ideas & Politics event, Visualising Conflict in Palestine, […]

#MyAngle

#MyAngle

  #MyAngle Be the Change: A creative workshop by Allan LEONARD for Northern Ireland Foundation 21 January 2016 At a creative workshop entitled “Be the Change”, hosted by the Centre for Democracy and Peace Building (CDPB), in partnership with Twitter, over 50 participants spent the afternoon developing and pitching proposed campaigns for social change in […]

John Hume: Irish peacemaker. Discuss.

John Hume: Irish peacemaker. Discuss.

John Hume: Irish peacemaker. Discuss. by Allan LEONARD for Shared Future News 15 December 2015 Sean Farren and Denis Haughey have edited a new book, John Hume: Irish Peacemaker, published by Four Courts Press. As part of this book launch, there is a series of panel discussions, for which this event took place at the […]