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Another Election Campaign Can Only be Bad News for Northern Ireland

Another Election Campaign Can Only be Bad News for Northern Ireland

Rory Foye April 21, 2017 0

Two Assembly elections in the last 12 months. A referendum in 2016. A general election the year before. If going to the polls were an Olympic sport, Northern Ireland would definitely be in line

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Martin McGuinness 1950-2017, Man of War. Man of Peace?

Martin McGuinness 1950-2017, Man of War. Man of Peace?

James Bickerton March 21, 2017 0

During the 1980’s the Irish Republican movement adopted a twin strategy, to achieve their objectives via the ‘Armalite and ballot box’. No four words, however carefully crafted, describe the life of Martin McGuinness better

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Justice Reform – Free It Up

Justice Reform – Free It Up

Michael Shaw August 21, 2015 0

Prisons across the country are at breaking point. Financially, as a country, we cannot go on like this; the current system is quite simply costing far too much. It is not only failing us

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The Loony Left Holding Northern Ireland to Ransom

The Loony Left Holding Northern Ireland to Ransom

Eimhear Macfarlane March 15, 2015 6

Northern Ireland is a place unlike the rest of the UK. Our Troubles have been well documented but it seems that a new conflict is on the verge of breaking out. Not one based

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Belfast’s Burning

Belfast’s Burning

Backbencher December 19, 2013 0

The Northern Ireland Peace Process is in danger of quietly unraveling It’s a quiet evening in Belfast, Northern Ireland. As dusk descends and the last few people slowly drip out of the town’s city

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A Federal UK: A worthwhile pursuit or another liberal pipe dream?

A Federal UK: A worthwhile pursuit or another liberal pipe dream?

Backbencher November 6, 2013 4

Last week saw the British Government extend an offer of more powers to the Welsh assembly, including plans for it to determine its own income taxes. Could all-out constitutional reform toward a federal system

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Fresh Riots in Northern Ireland injure 56 Policemen

Fresh Riots in Northern Ireland injure 56 Policemen

Backbencher August 12, 2013 0

By Riley Maxwell On, 9th August 2013, last Friday night riots broke out once again in Belfast which left fifty-six police officers injured by loyalists contesting a republican parade. A contingent of 1,200 loyalists

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It is time for an English Parliament

It is time for an English Parliament

Backbencher July 30, 2013 0

(Photograph by martin_vmorris) Elijah Pryor calls for an English parliament as a means of enhancing democracy. Contrary to what Tony Blair believed, devolution did not strengthen the United Kingdom; it has in fact initiated

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Understanding The Belfast Flag Protests

Understanding The Belfast Flag Protests

Backbencher January 12, 2013 2

Neil Wilson. A few days after Christmas in central Belfast, I walked into the middle of one of the flag protests. These have had been occurring since the Alliance Party’s horrendously insensitive (not to mention politically naive) decision to vote

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