Slugger O'Toole

Slugger O'Toole

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#sdlp16 @SDLPlive conference in St Columb's Hall, Derry
  1. #sdlp16 @ColumEastwood delivers his speech as party leader at Derry conference
  2. #sdlp16 SDLP chair Ronan McCay welcomes delegates to @ColumbsSt Hall
  3. #sdlp16 @MarkHDurkan - Minister of the Environment and chief wisecracker
  4. #sdlp16 Panel looking at the EU being central to NI's economic future
#NWBrexitDebate organised by @Derry_Chamber and @EUDebateNI
  1. Introductions to @derry_chamber's #NWBrexitDebate organised with @EUDebateNI
  2. Danske Bank's chief economist @angela_mcgowan gives economic overview
  3. Brian Doherty giving a legislative overview of #Brexit impact
  4. President of @derry_chamber Gavin Killeen @gavin40911964 gives NW perspective
#ap2016 Alliance Party Conference @allianceparty
  1. #ap2016 @AllianceParty chair @AndrewMuirNI opens conference
  2. #ap2016 @AllianceParty conference panel on Embracing Diversity
  3. #ap2016 @AllianceParty candidates for #ae16
  4. #ap2016 @StephenFarryMLA's speech to conference
#gpni16 @GreenPartyNI 2016 conference #votegreen2016
  1. #gpni16 Panel contributions from Mairéad McCafferty, @johndoc240 and @DawnPurvis
  2. #gpni16 Panel contribution from @AlexKane221b and Q&A
  3. #gpni16 Speech by Deputy @greenpartyni leader @ClareBaileyGPNI #votegreen2016
  4. #gpni16 Speech by @greenpartyni leader @StevenAgnew #votegreen2016
The Legal Implications of Brexit - conference by @EUDebateNI and @ICEL #EUDebateNI
  1. .@willleitch discusses #EUDebateNI legal debate with @seamuslmckee on @bbcevex
  2. #EUDebateNI @AlderdiceLord introduces @ICEL / @CDPB_NI conference
  3. #EUDebateNI Opening remarks by Sir Paul Girvan (retired Lord Justice of Appeal)
  4. #EUDebateNI Sir David Edward looks at Cameron's deal and the mechanics of #Brexit
#EUDebateNI at Queen's University Student's Union - Owning our future: to stay in or leave the EU?
  1. #EUDebateNI Dr Leslie Budd (@OUBelfast) makes his pitch for #EUref
  2. #EUDebateNI Hugo MacNeill (British-Irish Assoc) makes his pitch for #EUref
  3. #EUDebateNI Prof David Phinnemore (@PISPatQUB) makes his pitch for #EUref
  4. #EUDebateNI David McNarry (@UKIP_NI) makes his pitch for #EUref
Flags: Towards A New Understanding #qubflags - Paul Nolan & Dominic Bryan
  1. Paul Nolan, Dominic Bryan @domballs & Bill White introduce @IrishStudiesQUB flags report #qubflags
  2. #qubflags @osbornetweets, @ACCMartinPSNI and Louise Little respond to flags report
TUV party conference 2015 #TUV2015
  1. #TUV2015 Party chair Ivor McConnell's opening remarks
  2. #TUV2015 Party president Willie Ross reflects on the last year
  3. #TUV2015 Assembly candidates and councillors address conference
  4. #TUV2015 Leader speech from @JimAllister at TUV conference
#dup15 DUP party conference 2015
  1. #dup15 Speech from Arlene Foster
  2. #dup15 Deputy leader speech from @NigelDoddsDUP
  3. #dup15 @dupleader Peter Robinson's final speech as leader to @duponline conference
  4. #dup15 Education panel discussion
#UUP15 Ulster Unionist Party Conference 2015 @uuponline
  1. #UUP15 David McCann @dmcbfs with @MikeNesbittNI on same sex marriage, elections & Guinness Book of Records
  2. #UUP15 @MsLyndaBryans interviewing Danny Kinahan @DdeBK and @TElliott_UUP
  3. #UUP15 Lord Empey opening remarks at @UUPonline conference
  4. #UUP15 Getting ready for 2016: Councillors @BeattieDoug, @JuliaEKee and Carl McClean
Xchange Summer School 2015 @Xchange_sch @UlsterUni Magee #xss15
  1. Troubles bereavement - @JoBerry9, Patrick Magee & Ann Travers #xss15
  2. Q&A with @JoBerry9, Patrick Magee & Ann Travers #xss15
  3. Pauline Ross introduces 2015 @Xchange_sch Summer School in Derry #xss15
  4. #xss15 @ErvineLinda explaining background to Turas Irish language classes in East Belfast
How politics works
  1. Ask the Campaign Insiders: @johnmooreni, @leereynoldsdup, @EmmetMcDB, @MartinMcAuley & @dmcbfs @IRiSS_UU #ge2015ni
  2. Dr John Garry on unionist and nationalist voting reasons #votersfirst
#SluggerReport
  1. Cameron reform forces McGuinness into a volte face to the Green plan?
  2. #StormontCrisis - When two narratives crash...
  3. If Britain is de-unionising where does that leave a leftist Labour party?
  4. Migration or refugee crisis: it is changing Europe's biggest questions...
Slugger in the Media
  1. Why the Opposition must sit opposite the FM
  2. Mairia Cahill and the Seanad Byelection
  3. All change in South Down's SDLP - Mick talks to Q Radio
  4. Andy Burnham: "Challenges have got bigger and politics has gone in the opposite direction"