David Dinning's Blog (9)

About Northern Ireland, An Interview by Alex McGuigin of The Plough & The Stars

Q 1: Just starting from scratch, can you introduce yourself telling readers where you are from, a little about yourself and explaining your mode of journalism/writing/production/directing?

 

My name is David Dinning. I live in Chicago. I started writing…

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Added by David Dinning on January 21, 2015 at 3:31am — 4 Comments

Looking for

I’m looking for paintings and sketches of Wolfe Tone, his capture, and trial. The 1790’s Armagh disturbances, peep of the day and Orange Boys wrecking parties.

Added by David Dinning on February 24, 2014 at 7:02pm — No Comments

£2m Free Derry Museum rebuild now in jeopardy

http://http://www.derryjournal.com/news/2m-free-derry-museum-rebuild-now-in-jeopardy-1-5562465

The good old boys at work in The North, sectarianism the game they are good at.…

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Added by David Dinning on October 8, 2013 at 2:04pm — No Comments

The Loyalists of Northern Ireland

Imagine for a moment that once each year, supporters of the African National Party march through the streets of Cape Town in an effort to show off their white cultural supremacy. Better yet, think about the same situation in the Deep South USA, where participants deliberately march through areas with an overwhelming black majority. Imagine the public response when efforts to supress the impact of these marches result in riots against the police because it was believed that it is the…

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Added by David Dinning on August 11, 2013 at 10:03am — 2 Comments

Obama Belfast Speech ‘A Great Day for Northern Ireland’

It was great, maybe this will do what JFK did in Berlin, with his "Tear Down this Wall” speech.

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/obama-belfast-speech-a-great-day-for-northern-ireland-1.1432328

Added by David Dinning on June 18, 2013 at 2:00am — 9 Comments

College tapes Group seek action from Secretary John Kerry

http://www.irishcentral.com/news/Irish-American-groups-continue-to-fight-subpoena-ordering-release-of-Boston-211674091.html

Irish American groups continue to fight subpoena ordering release of  Boston

College tapes Group seek action from Secretary John Kerry

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Added by David Dinning on June 16, 2013 at 6:54am — No Comments

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