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A Billion Pounds we never knew we had!

A Billion Pounds we never knew we had!

Richard Marshall June 30, 2017 1

Allow me to crave your indulgence for just a minute to imagine a political scenario. What you must conjure up in your mind is an image of a woman, lets call her the Prime

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DUP: Deal or no Deal?

DUP: Deal or no Deal?

Ed Creedy June 26, 2017 1

At long last the Tories and the DUP have cobbled together an agreement, and we have some semblance of government. Hardly “5 Days in May”, over two and a half weeks since the election

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Yes Jeremy Corbyn did sympathise with the IRA

Yes Jeremy Corbyn did sympathise with the IRA

James Bickerton May 15, 2017 2

Yesterday morning, on The Andrew Marr show, Labour’s Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry was asked once again about Jeremy Corbyn’s attitude towards the IRA. Her response was intriguing to say the least. Thornberry explained

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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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