Baroness May Blood, Campaign Chair of the Integrated Education Fund speaks to An Phoblacht as part of the publications ‘Uncomfortable Conversations’ series.
At the Ard Fheis last year Martin McGuinness said “The challenge we as Republicans face is to articulate a vision of a united Ireland which will accommodate, safeguard and cherish the British identity. In the meantime the challenge for political unionism is to demonstrate to Irish citizens in the North how they intend to accommodate, safeguard and cherish our identity.”
So why is there such reluctance by some Republicans to support a model of education in Northern Ireland that works to address and meet these challenges? (more…)