Northern Ireland

Monday 15 September 2014

When playwright DC Jackson asked David Ireland what might be the Belfast-born actor and playwright's ideal part, for a man who had nominally quit the stage to concentrate on writing it was a no-brainer.

Monday 15 September 2014

AS one professional philosopher to another I write to urge Professor Grayling to concentrate on philosophy and not on the politics of Scotland, a country of which he appears ignorant ("Why Alex Salmond is so keen on the Union", Referendum Agenda, the Herald, September 13).

Saturday 13 September 2014

MORE than Thatcher or Blair or anyone for that matter, Ian Paisley has cast the largest political shadow over my life.

Wednesday 10 September 2014

THE view of the Mull of Galloway is often obscured by mist and cloud but this 20-mile stretch of the North Channel has always been more a highway not a barrier.