From the horse’s mouth: ‘My background has allowed me to see both sides of Northern Ireland’

This month, Mark McFeeters interviewed Tierna, who has just started her A-levels. She’s football crazy and an older sister to three brothers. Mark has been a youth worker at Youth Initiatives for twelve years, where his focus has been outreach to marginalised young people. He is doing a PhD exploring spirituality, young people and transactional analysis. Mark and Tierna discuss being a Christian young person in Northern Ireland.  Mark: Tell us a wee bit about your upbringing.

Tierna: I grew up, quite literally, in the middle of nowhere! Quite rural, middle of the country. My parents are in a mixed marriage, so my mum is Catholic...

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