Kevin Brannigan

False Narratives

Kevin Brannigan explores if the reality of the 1990s jars with our memories

Football’s Hard Border – Crossing the Divide

With the news of his appointment as General Manager of Linfield, former Shelbourne, Bohemian, Shamrock Rovers and Hibernian manager Pat Fenlon will be treading a path he has done before in his playing days.

Be Here Now: Martin McGuinness and Manchester United

In 1996, the IRA exploded a bomb in the centre of Manchester. Years later, former commander of that organisation-turned politician, Martin McGuinness sat down with a Manchester United fanzine to discuss his love for the club. It was a peculiarity probably confined to the north of England and Irish mentality, writes Kevin Brannigan.