The polite rebel: Sheelagh Murnaghan

The polite rebel: Sheelagh Murnaghan by Allan LEONARD 3 October 2019 Sheelagh Murnaghan was the only Liberal Party MP (1961-69) in the Northern Ireland Parliament, representing the constituency of Queen’s University Belfast, which was the venue for a launch event of a new biography about her remarkable life. There were many Murnaghan family members in [...]

A Shared Society: @SDLPlive conference 2010

A Shared Society: @SDLPlive conference 2010 by Allan LEONARD for Shared Future News 5 November 2010  At the annual SDLP conference at the Ramada Hotel, Belfast, I attended a panel discussion -- A Shared Society -- chaired by Conall McDevitt MLA (South Belfast). Panellists were: Prof. Colin Harvey (Head of School of Law, Queen's University [...]