The fault lines between highly segregated neighbourhoods have been linked to higher crime rates and mental health issues.
Recent political events have raised the subject of Irish unity once again. But several issues need to be addressed first.
After Brexit, politicians hope that technology can help us avoid a hard border in Ireland.
The British cabinet is split over whether to impose a statue of limitations on investigations into alleged crimes by former soliders in Northern Ireland.
Twenty years since the Good Friday Agreement, it remains easier to rely on old animosities than lead people towards peace.
The agreement created peace between Irish nationalists and those who support being part of the United Kingdom. With Brexit looming, tensions are once again rising.
The Good Friday Agreement was choreographed 20 years ago to maximise support for the deal.
In a series of short audio clips, four academics talk about the key figures involved in making the Good Friday Agreement of April 1998 possible.
To mark the 20th anniversary of the agreement that brought peace to Northern Ireland, this episode of the podcast looks at its history, its legacy and the impact of Brexit on its future.
Twenty years after the Good Friday Agreement, churches have tended to marginalise the mavericks who helped bring about peace.
The citizens of Northern Ireland were ready for peace long before national leaders signed on the dotted line.
An expert in trust assesses how it comes into play while finding a solution that avoids a hard border for Northern Ireland.
The European Court of Human Rights has rejected a call to reconsider whether interrogation techniques used in the 1970s against men interned in Northern Ireland amounted to torture.
Other EU countries have flexible legal arrangements for their own special territories – something similar for Northern Ireland is not impossible.
Options to avoid a hard border are on the table, but they remain unpalatable to Theresa May's government.
Michel Barnier has published a 100-page document outlining how the EU sees Brexit happening. And there are some pretty controversial suggestions.
Talks between the DUP and Sinn Féin have collapsed again, but power sharing isn't over.
Ireland was quick to elect a woman member of parliament, but it's been slow going thereafter.
Teachers have a legal duty to promote British values, but what exactly are they?
Should the teacher be a sage on the stage or a guide on the side? Neither, it seems.