Niamh Carroll

Niamh Carroll has written 14 articles for Nouse

No change seven years after Egypt uprisings

One of the most famous singers in Egypt, Sherine Abdel Wa-hab, was this week sentenced to six months in prison.…

Left Wing Right Wing: Thoughts from the Deputy Politics Editor

This edition, I’m pleased to temporarily assume responsibility for Left Wing, Right Wing, quite timely considering the current commemorations for…

No Executive in NI: a year on

  Just over a year ago, a visibly frail Martin McGuinness of Sinn Féin announced that he would be stepping…

Is there potential for change in Zimbabwe?

“This is not a military takeover of government,” declared the Major General, (who donned an army beret and camouflage jacket)…

Catalans defy Madrid on independence vote

A referendum on Catalonia’s independence from Spain was organised for 1 October. The Spanish government have been determined to stop it taking…

York bars to introduce ‘Angel Shots’ safety scheme

A new personal safety scheme called ‘Angel Shots’, designed to aid those feeling unsafe whilst on dates, is being adopted…

Rwandan Presidential Election: Stability over Democracy?

Rwanda could be lauded as a model post-war state which has managed to re-build itself after a terrible conflict. The…

Middle East engulfed by diplomatic chaos

THE SMALL oil-rich peninsula of Qatar is at the centre of the biggest crisis seen in the Persian Gulf for…

ELECTION 2017: The Union – a divided kingdom?

THE UNION SEEMED to be of little relevance during the 2015 general election given the rejection of Scottish Independence the…

ELECTION 2017: The Economy – vs. the many?

THE ECONOMY dominates the run-up to general elections. Despite the current prominence of Brexit, the economy remains a pressing concern…

A Tale of Two Unions

Niamh Carroll explores the space between the Brexit and Scottish independence campaigns

Mass unrest in Bucharest

ROMANIA IS AT the threshold of political crisis, as the largest protests since the fall of communism in 1989 continue.…