The Alliance Conference in cartoons

Here’s a selection of cartoons and sketches etched out during the Alliance conference, including some renderings of Alliance’s new generation of politicians.

















Judith Cochrane MLA (above) introduced a selection of the youthful candidates who will be standing this May. Naomi Long MP said of them:


“They may be young politicians, but they’re politicians, and of some caliber.”


Nuala McAllister (@NualaMcAllister) who spoke eloquently about the exodus of Northern Ireland’s most talented young people:




Kate Nicholl (@KateNicholl) who Barton Creeth introduced us to on Slugger here.



Sian O’Neill (@SianAlliance):





Stephen Martin (@smartin123) and Ross McMullan (@rossalliance)








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