Don Duncan is an Irish journalist and filmmaker, currently based in Brussels. He is interested in politics, culture and the economy. He has lived and worked in Europe, Asia, North America and the Middle East.
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Irish language in Northern Ireland sees popular revival amid political controversy
While a political crisis over whether the Irish language should be enshrined as the official language of Northern Ireland drags on, the language itself has undergone a renaissance.
Once seen as Ireland's Justin Trudeau, progressive credentials of Leo Varadkar now in doubt
When Ireland's new prime minister, Leo Varadkar, took office in June, he joined the ranks of young leaders like Justin Trudeau, Emmanuel Macron of France and London Mayor Sadiq Khan who rose to power on their progressive credentials and photogenic image. Now, doubts are surfacing about whether the Irish leader can deliver on his promises.
A reunited Ireland? That could be one of Brexit's side-effects
Today, after almost 20 years of stability and peace, Northern Ireland is open and borderless, thanks to the EU common travel area policies. When that ends with Brexit in two years, a poorer future lies ahead.
Women in Tunisia fighting to preserve their rights by becoming skilled politicians
Tunisia's 2011 popular uprising brought down a corrupt dictatorship and united the country, but it also threatened to erode some of the progressive women's rights the country had had for decades. Today, women are ensuring they won't lose those rights by training to be effective politicians.