Tuesday 23 January 2018

Lise Hand: Heroes of Good Friday keen to remind us that peace is still a process

ANYONE strolling into Dublin Castle yesterday for the peace forum might have been slightly disconcerted to find the upper yard crawling with bobbies and villainous-looking chaps. Not what one expects from a conference on forging reconciliation in Northern Ireland.

Mercifully it was a film set, and the only shooting being done was for the new series of BBC's Victorian drama 'Ripper Street' about the Jack the Ripper murders.

Inside the State Apartments, a day-long forum was under way to review the progress of peace in the North since the Good Friday Agreement was hammered out in Hillsborough on April 10, 1998.

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