‘The days of under the table deals, funny handshakes must become a thing of the past’ – By Clare Bailey MLA 

  Presumptions are rife in Northern Ireland politics. I’ve been an MLA for well over a year now and I see the acceptance of truth around many things that are uncertain. One such acceptance surrounds the fiscal responsibility of the traditional parties – particularly the DUP. When Arlene Foster became leader of the DUP she…

Arlene and the Iceberg – By Brian Rowan

  What if Sinn Fein can get what it needs on the Irish language, marriage equality, and a bill of rights? What then the prospects for a deal at Stormont? With talks set to develop in London, Belfast and Dublin, there are, of course, other important questions. Among them, what a proposed legacy process will…