Almost 20 years since the Good Friday Agreement, there are now a few good restaurants in Northern Irelandby Wendell Steavenson / November 17, 2016 / Leave a comment
Published in December 2016 issue of Prospect Magazine
I went to Northern Ireland in October because my boyfriend Adrien was writing a story about the consequences of Brexit. Perhaps unsurprisingly they have made it a sectarian issue. Unionists campaigned to “Leave”; Republicans to “Remain.”
“Why haven’t they taken down the wall?” I asked our driver on a taxi tour of the murals in Belfast. He had kept saying that it was different now, troubles in the past.