Monthly Archives: May 2014

Will Irish unity be back on the agenda after Sinn Fein’s triumph?

Perhaps it marks the beginning of some kind of democratic revolution. The overwhelming victory of Sinn Fein, hard left and independent candidates in the Republic’s local and European elections “could mark the end of party politics as we know it”, … Continue reading

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British-Irish friendship and the marginalisation of Unionism

The big international news story about Northern Ireland this week – the first for many years – is Gerry Adams’ arrest and questioning in connection with the Jean McConville murder case. I have just returned from nine days abroad so … Continue reading

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