Niamh Carroll

Niamh Carroll has written 10 articles for Nouse

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.…

Up in flames: the crisis in Northern Ireland

THE NORTHERN Ireland power-sharing executive has gone up in flames. Emergency elections have been called following the resignation of Sinn…

Brexit and Northern Ireland: reopening healing wounds

“NORTHERN IRELAND can be a success outside the EU,” James Brokenshire, Northern Ireland Secretary, declared at the Conservative conference. However,…