‘Nothing about us without us’ – By John Kyle

On 17th September 1997 David Trimble, flanked by David Ervine and Billy Hutchinson, returned to the George Mitchell talks in the full glare of the world’s media thus rescuing talks which were teetering precariously on the brink of collapse.   This was not the only important contribution that Loyalist parties made to the negotiations which…

‘Brexit means there can be no parity between Britishness and Irishness in the United Kingdom’s lawful territory’ – By Jamie Bryson

Bertie Ahern the former Irish Prime Minister summed up much of the Nationalist petulance around Brexit in a piece carried in Sunday’s Guardian newspaper. Whilst making no reference to the potential for violent conflict, Mr Ahern did however make reference to the Anglo-Irish Agreement and the Unionist civil unrest associated with same. Many others have…