Our Friends

Martin Lynch – Belfast playwright

Malachi O’Doherty – Belfast memoirist and journalist

Neil Jarman – Director, Institute for Conflict Research

Newton Emerson – Belfast journalist and satirist

Tommy McKearney – Northern Ireland journalist and activist

David McKittrick – Belfast journalist with The Independent

June Caldwell – This link goes to June Caldwell’s archives of stories on the Irish Writers’ Centre blog. This link is to a website called journalisted, which provides a list of articles she’s written for newspapers. And, this is her blog, Shakespeare Didn’t Email.

Lia Mills – author of historical fiction

Doug Cumming – his journalism blog

Our Partners

AmmA Center – site of classes in Armagh

Abbey Theatre – historic Dublin theatre where we will see Brian Friel’s Aristocrats

Irish Writers Center – our hosts in Dublin

The Detail  – The Detail aims to help put investigative journalism at the core of the news industry in Northern Ireland. It aims not to challenge existing news outlets, broadcasters or newspaper, but to supplement them.

Storyful – Since 2010, Storyful has been building and refining the first truly social newsroom. We have perfected our techniques, tools and services in partnership with some of the biggest news brands in the world, including ABC News, Reuters and the New York Times, and social platforms such as YouTube.

John Hewitt Society – sponsors of the John Hewitt Summer School

Marketplace Arts Center – home of the John Hewitt Summer School

Tinderbox Theatre – theatre for new works in Belfast

The Troubles Resources

CAIN: Conflict Archive on the Internet – The CAIN (Conflict Archive on the INternet) Web site contains information and source material on ‘the Troubles’ and politics in Northern Ireland from 1968 to the present.

Northern Ireland Life and Times – Since 1998, the Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey has put on record the attitudes, values and beliefs of the people in Northern Ireland to a wide range of social policy issues.

Results of 2012 Survey asking about political identity now available here

Institute for Conflict Research – is an independent research organization, based in Belfast, which specializes in working on issues related to conflict, human rights, social transformation and social justice. The organization is led by Neil Jarman.

Boal in Belfast – From the website: “An extraordinary day in the life of the Brazilian theatre director, writer and political activist as he is taken on a whirlwind tour sampling Belfast life with all its contradictions, humour, and political diatribe spiced with Augusto’s own story.” Look for Armagh Project friend, Martin Lynch, who was one of the tour leaders for this tour in 1998, just as the peace accord was being settled. The video provides a tour of the Protestant and Catholic neighborhoods of Belfast, interspersed with excerpts from Boal’s lecture in Belfast. (45 minute documentary/35 minute interview)

Navigating the journey from conflict to interculturalism: The Arts in Northern Ireland – Report on the 6th Intercultural Practice Exchange, 14th – 16th November 2012, Belfast, UK. This event was organised by Platform for Intercultural Europe in collaboration with Arts Council of Northern Ireland

Brief History of Northern Ireland – Timeline of Northern Ireland History

Academic Resources

Armagh City Library – located on the lower level of the AmmA Center

Armagh Public Library – located next to Saint Patrick’s Cathedral (Church of Ireland)

Irish and Local Studies Library – located just next to Youth Hostel

Seamus Heany Centre for Poetry – in residence at Queens University in Belfast


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