In last month’s ‘Uncomfortable Conversations’ May Blood posed a number of questions to republicans in relation to Integrated education.
Fundamentally she asked how some republicans can articulate a vision of a united Ireland that accommodates, safeguards and cherishes a British Identity; yet fail to support a model of education in the North (Integrated) that works to address and meet these challenges.
In one regard May Blood is correct; some republicans are indeed reluctant to ‘support’ the Integrated model of education she has referred to. So too are some Unionists; and indeed many who do not subscribe to any political affiliation are also reluctant to ‘support’ what is in reality an ecumenical model of Christian education. (more…)Read More