Tagged with Northern Ireland

Living with Kwadwo

Benji Clarke, WIP Class 2012 discusses host family and SAWIP fellow student Kwadwo. The time that I spent with my host family was amongst the best and most memorable of my WIP summer.  I was especially lucky to be staying with a large, diverse group of people: my host parents, their son and daughter, their … Continue reading

Conall Devlin meets William Kellibrew

Conall Devlin meets William Kellibrew

When I spoke to William Kellibrew for the first time at a NI Bureau Luncheon for the WIP Class I sensed there was more to him than met the eye. I had the pleasure of sitting at his table for a discussion on the Shared Future of Northern Ireland and was both intrigued and impressed … Continue reading

Don’t pay lip service! Michaela Crawley WIP 2012

Don’t pay lip service! Michaela Crawley WIP 2012

This week we were given an opportunity to learn from our SAWIP brothers and sisters. The divide in South Africa was over race rather than religion. Nevertheless, there were similarities between the way conflict manifest there and in Northern Ireland during the Troubles. South Africans were lucky enough to have the strong figure of Nelson … Continue reading