Ciara Mageean – Hope is a Habit: My Thought for the Day on Radio Ulster

This week, the Thoughts for the Day on BBC Radio Ulster consider the theme of ‘Hope’. My contribution reflects on Ciara Mageean’s stunning summer on the track.

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Ciara Mageean: Hope

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Reflections on Angela Merkel’s Legacy: My Thought for the Day on Radio Ulster

Today, Olaf Scholz becomes Germany’s new Chancellor. Last month, I reflected on the legacy of outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel’s on BBC Radio Ulster’s Thought for the Day.

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The Challenge of Climate Change: My Thought for the Day on Radio Ulster

My Thought for the Day on BBC Radio Ulster reflects on the challenge of climate change, in light of the United Nations Climate Change Conference, which is taking place in Glasgow for the next two weeks.

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U.S. Grant – Thranness isn’t always a bad thing, you know: My Thought for the Day on BBC Radio Ulster

In July 1885, former American president and Civil War hero Ulysses S. Grant was dying – and writing his memoirs. My Thought for the Day reflects on the final days of his life.

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Listening on the Twelfth: My Thought for the Day on BBC Radio Ulster

For the day that’s in it, my Thought for the Day on BBC Radio Ulster reflects on listening.

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Listening on the Twelfth

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Our Mary: My Thought for the Day on BBC Radio Ulster

I’ve long been fascinated by the  story of Mary Peters, Northern Ireland’s 1972 Olympic gold medalist. My ‘Thought for the Day’ on BBC Radio Ulster reflects on her remarkable athletics journey, through the Troubles and beyond.

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‘We have Won’ – Inspiration from the Buta Seminarians: My Thought for the Day on Radio Ulster

My Thought for the Day on BBC Radio Ulster contemplates the example of the Buta seminarians during a violent attack on their seminary in 1997.

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‘We have Won’

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