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Academic at Ulster University teaching in Politics. My personal twitter- so I am solely responsible for the mistakes too. RTs are not necessarily endorsements.

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Joined Twitter 2/19/14


Weak winter sun at Ormeau Bridge. Small signs of longer days. https://t.co/1kPjGLyEfV
1/26
2020
Dogged, decent and sharp as a razor. A life lived for justice and against violence. A key figure in NI’s worst a… https://t.co/mNtF1Qiigs
1/24
2020
Fab day to celebrate the Community sector. Thanks @MatthewOToole2 for the welcome & acknowledging the important wor… https://t.co/cbRYpV3Smc
Retweeted by Duncan MorrowIt’s a cold world when you take back control. https://t.co/9Q6DDlytn5
1/23
2020
MLAs do seem to get it that a change of approach and real delivery is more important than a pay rise. The only… https://t.co/Wub8VjDtNYGreat to be in Stormont today at the excellent @theBCRC event to celebrate all the wonderful work done by the commu… https://t.co/kHybPvHnyo
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1/22
2020
The emergence of the city-region. Commuting map of Ireland.Dublin commuting extends to most of Leinster. https://t.co/Ak0IUN9RGUThere is a real risk that MLAs will lose more in credibility and public approval than they gain in salary. Public p… https://t.co/zYxVJLfGswThese statistics are shocking. But until there are safe routes to school for children on bikes, parents will see c… https://t.co/H6QCB9RgEi @GrayUsha Constiturionally, it has been the most stable large state in Europe since 1690. Only the 1920s Irish cri… https://t.co/2mvvIj4gST
1/21
2020
A watershed or a blip? The Scottish Parliament and the NI and Welsh Assemblies refused consent for the Withdrawal B… https://t.co/4t0RN4mJalA perverse achievement here: For NI Assembly to reject Boris’ deal UNANIMOUSLY-is remarkable. But to end up with a… https://t.co/hY3hq0kJpa
1/20
2020
Some seriously alarming statistics here: -one domestic violence call out every 17 minutes. -Only 1.6% of rapes… https://t.co/n2D8ItxOx0
1/17
2020
@stewartfinn NI should spend £25 per head to match the Netherlands on cycling per annum. We spend a fraction of that. @duncan_morrow @tgeducation Failings laid out in detail here: https://t.co/vDRONQhMUH
Retweeted by Duncan Morrow @tgeducation Yep. And Chris Hazzard published a plan for cycle routes in Belfast. Policy failure on a grand scale… https://t.co/cltrCt1fveUnbelievably bad. In the Netherlands more than three quarters of all children get there safely by bike.… https://t.co/D6588WKYqVComplete failure by @deptinfra https://t.co/2WQXpiHo8g @tgeducation @INTO_NI @UTU_edu @NASUWT_NI @Ed_Authority @Chris_Lyttle @peterweirmla @QUBSSESW @QUBEngagementhttps://t.co/lSOnzpKjpFToo many now think that the NI executive demands extra money but never delivers the promised change. Outside NI, mo… https://t.co/bghQeE0uIb
1/16
2020
THIS was always the geopolitical implication of Brexit. Trump’s poodle now. https://t.co/LAYtb6XFQV
1/15
2020
The NI public and the media can’t get excited about ‘yet another’ agreement. 100% rightly, if past behaviour is the… https://t.co/70RekrtAI8Australia’s bushfires: The rich world meets the reality of global warming. https://t.co/w4tDfbBPCoDon’t pay the ferryman.... ? https://t.co/YqVpzlDB5J
1/14
2020
I am relieved the Executive Is back. As before, every NI Minister pledged “to promote the interests of the whole… https://t.co/keKHj8Z301
1/13
2020
@bulleast79 Politics is three dimensional chess balancing internal pressures, external pressures and ability. It i… https://t.co/eOXxt61ikQ @NicholaMallon has a chance to make a huge contribution to the environment in NI with a sustainable cycling strateg… https://t.co/IT3hb2YO93 @paul_winginit I think different perspectives are important, the ability of all to make a decisive contribution mus… https://t.co/KWFO5otLjd
1/12
2020
@strathearnrose This guy, Edwin Poots, DUP has been appointed today https://t.co/MUU3nSpFV4Make no mistake: if not for the Alliance surge pressuring the DUP & Sinn Féin to form a govt again, there wouldn't… https://t.co/LNWY3tyz11
Retweeted by Duncan Morrow @BrianFox9 We will see. And it is a very big change from 1998 when Brid Rodgers was on her own. It is one of the m… https://t.co/9FUJd3cEzpSome striking choices in NI Executive: DUP have to negotiate the border in the Irish Sea and protect Farming subsi… https://t.co/Jbd6hbyvFm @ThomasJStewart @darren_bmena @MartinJMagill @StopAttacks1 @keifermac1 @stephenbosley @Wiseabap @JasperYNWAhttps://t.co/FzfjTahYHx @ellenlfinlay Counting the Juniors,so yes.6 women and 4 men in the NI executive. Change is happening. @pesco_joe @MartinJMagill Yes,and it must also be excluded from the acceptable, like all torture. @GarethMccord @MartinJMagill I agree, and try to at every opportunity. It is already a major part of our work.Until now, the biggest flaw in the Tackling Paramilarism programme was the absence of consistent political attentio… https://t.co/GJ1ZDZYf5YExactly right. The commitments to radical reform of public services, good governance and tackling sectarianism and… https://t.co/NCjjFErnin @GrayUsha @dryan_EDC @naomi_long Entirely agree. You cannot destroy the foundations and expect the building to be s… https://t.co/wHpXIjt17f @GrayUsha @dryan_EDC @naomi_long Brexit is the context for everything. However, an Assembly gives us the POSSIBILIT… https://t.co/S6UXLorlQW
1/11
2020
@DRJBelfast IMO it is no longer possible to congratulate the NI Executive for simply existing and urgently importan… https://t.co/QQcZn8vV66
Retweeted by Duncan Morrow @DRJBelfast IMO it is no longer possible to congratulate the NI Executive for simply existing and urgently importan… https://t.co/QQcZn8vV66Stormont is back for one more go. This time hope is much more muted and there is real worry that too many are back… https://t.co/nZlI8oHB5mA new dawn? or Shepherd’s warning? https://t.co/zzYdXbiU4vSo NI has new DNA. (New Decade, New Approach). The world’s first effort to bridge political division by genetic re-engineering?The biggest problem with the NI deal is the fact that, once again, it had to be called by external parties, yet has… https://t.co/wZ7qDo5scNThe emphasis on practical action in the Ni deal, the commitments on sectarianism and civic participation, PoC and s… https://t.co/DolMOheaLnDeal or election? The dilemma facing everyone. https://t.co/ioKjnDY0Wv @tgeducation There is something bizarre in the fact that the NI parties cannot produce a rational document themselv… https://t.co/muKy2BS38t"To believe Ni parties once may be regarded as naivite; to be tricked twice looks like carelessness." The test wil… https://t.co/AkXFpVZsWU
1/10
2020
@UlsterFlexEd @GirlsModel @BarclaysNI @eagle_labs @ShankillZone @GrShankill @StudyAtUlster @UlsterUnihttps://t.co/wphMCL0WR6
Retweeted by Duncan Morrow#SchoolPartnerships Girls Model Belfast @GirlsModel New entrepreneurial initiative for Year 12 pupils. These young… https://t.co/wCsGovBH9A
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1/9
2020
When politicians are not looking Intensely for a way to re-establish democratic politics after 1000 days we have a… https://t.co/SwJlOy69QQHow any so-called Christian group can support this is beyond me. Horrifying. https://t.co/zr2J4cp9UWFrom today, 421m Europeans live under coalition governments, 125m under single-party governments. Of the single par… https://t.co/f5hyX1m3FtThe disaster of Trump is that he has turned a ruthless killer like Suleimani into a hero through his 'politics' of… https://t.co/coK7588yFC
1/7
2020
The Iran crisis has ruthlessly exposed Britain’s status as a middle ranking power and lack of diplomatic partners.… https://t.co/xvVfesw4qOAnother way to put this: Man murdered in vicious assault by criminal gang. We really need to stop providing poli… https://t.co/GfNjVgVKOA @gerrylynch Best avoidedtbh. Bad for the nerves.The growth in the scale of the fires in Australia since last Tuesday, measured against the island of Ireland. from… https://t.co/EnxJrPl2hf
1/6
2020
@sportyxl A question you should ask them.Shocking statistics from Samaritans on suicide rates per 100,000 in the UK and Ireland: Men: NI: 28.0 Scotland: 21… https://t.co/GgvEFLdZbs
Retweeted by Duncan Morrow @Jonny82974342 @pesco_joe @MartinJMagill @StopAttacks1 @PoliceServiceNI Your assertion that the tweeting is one sid… https://t.co/2cINAnaxX8 @pesco_joe @Jonny82974342 @MartinJMagill @StopAttacks1 @PoliceServiceNI Just nonsense and completely made up tbhThis has NOTHING to do with political causes. It is a gangland killing and the media should stop describing it in… https://t.co/GSvOVTwNEq @WolfgangPalaver In the sense that it is purely about revenge for humiliation without thought for the consequences… https://t.co/9JDgphW0IN"The killing of General Suleimani arose outside of any coherent policy context, and without adequate contemplation… https://t.co/NKizpK9cYt
Retweeted by Duncan MorrowSo sad. @belfastcc @deptinfra Please start prioritising safe cycling infrastructure. 13 year olds should not hav… https://t.co/iJ9cz7uvID
1/5
2020
‘When the Amazon rainforest caught fire last January, 906,000 hectares burned. And last July, 2.6m hectares were t… https://t.co/ou5hJuMQeS @MolonLa23130414 Sancho Panza to Don Quixote? @ianjamesparsley Until the 1990s the UUP was the mainstream backbone of ‘Protestant Ulster’ with the DUP as interna… https://t.co/zoJQfXsPlQThe dubious strategic wisdom of the UK vacating a position of co-creation of European policy to become Tanto to Ame… https://t.co/RkypesQLcs
1/4
2020
@pesco_joe @Wiseabap @MartinJMagill @BelTel @StopAttacks1 @keifermac1 @stephenbosley @JasperYNWA @Alternatives_RJhttps://t.co/HSeG56UAHx @pesco_joe @Wiseabap @MartinJMagill @BelTel @StopAttacks1 @keifermac1 @stephenbosley @JasperYNWA @Alternatives_RJhttps://t.co/tWw5VmTiqx @pesco_joe @MartinJMagill @BelTel @StopAttacks1 @Wiseabap @keifermac1 @stephenbosley @JasperYNWA The goal is firstl… https://t.co/AsSPHbuIjlSarajevo? https://t.co/7KhWuJ6vTV @klaudiolanza It is always on the table, but has so far been seen as secondary to ‘winning’. The holy grail....The Petition of Concern in NI was meant as a last resort against the risk of sectarian discrimination. It became a… https://t.co/Vn3JRZfLqD
1/3
2020
Really delighted to see that this is actually possible! @deptinfra https://t.co/aME7PswCc1
Retweeted by Duncan MorrowWhile Australia burns, Jakarta drowns. ‘Jakarta is one of the fastest-sinking cities in the world and experts say… https://t.co/sIXkx8Dz8e
1/2
2020
Looking forward to the reimbursement policy hitting the UK as we keep pace with EU on environmental regulation afte… https://t.co/Ub2GZAQbN7The biggest question for me is NOT whether NI talks succeed, but whether contracting parties commit to face hard is… https://t.co/OZaxoEHNhkAustralia’s hellfires give new unwelcome meaning to the roaring 20s on their first day. https://t.co/LaaIgBCTwG20-20 vision for 2020 and 2020s😀😀Happy New Year
1/1
2019
@seanddotmedotuk You might think so... I couldn’t possibly comment 😀The size of the area on fire in Australia (red) compared to the north of Ireland. taken from… https://t.co/y3zD4UF9P1
12/31
2019
Our pick of 2019's posts ... including @duncan_morrow @NathalieVDuclos @TarunKhaitan @redrumlisa @DrLeeJones https://t.co/5zmfTIg8NA
Retweeted by Duncan MorrowFrom Protest to government: Austrian Greens replace farright and enter coalition https://t.co/dkofEAVVsv
12/30
2019
Beautiful. In any language. https://t.co/KUnuFQihSz
12/29
2019
In one year: bike use in Paris up 54%👍 Time to get with the programme @belfastcc https://t.co/5T9kYKQ7aR
12/28
2019
The continuing phenomenon of UK citizens applying for Irish passports since 2016 is evidence of the unreality of cl… https://t.co/X2aVtDY8av
12/27
2019
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12/26
2019
Hmm.....🤔 Must be lifted from the published accounts....? https://t.co/V0aqSVTqzH @NiGroanways @deptinfra @belfastcc Completely agree. It is a good idea and normalises both cycling and rules of the road early. @NiGroanways @deptinfra @belfastcc Test is for 10-12 year olds and given to all at school- so yes. Also happy to s… https://t.co/yGz4lSTraj
12/24
2019
So focus on providing good, separated cycle infrastructure: everything else is a diversion. @deptinfra @belfastcc https://t.co/ObP32Mbwi1Not really sure how six wrongs make a right. https://t.co/t6XDz8sGPdCome on Belfast! https://t.co/petDTUxGWc
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12/23
2019
People maimed with ‘baseball bats, often along with iron bars and hammers,‘ ‘flick sticks, wrenches, knuckle dust… https://t.co/Lyf09rUwxn
12/22
2019

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