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Peak Republicanism?

Ever since the Union flag restriction sparked a carnival of reaction and Robinson reversed on the moderate vernacular, destiny swayed with nationalism, it seemed. Nationalists were confident, unionists despondent. All-Ireland Sinn fein was the insurgent and ascendent force across the island, the darling of the polls. But like the polling over-reach on Miliband’s Labour, the…

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‘Our Jamie’ leading what?’ by Kyle Paisley

  The interview in the Belfast Telegraph with Jamie Bryson reveals a mind that is at sixes and sevens. To begin with, Mr Bryson tells us that “mandatory coalition is against democracy.” But a democracy is “a system of government in which all the people of state… are involved in making decisions about its affairs,…

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‘Was the devil David Cameron knew in the last government not more reliable than some of those now in his own tent?’ By Terry Wright

‘Where there is discord may be bring harmony’ – This extract from the prayer of St Francis uttered by incoming Conservative Prime Minister Rt Hon Margaret Thatcher on 4 May 1979 ushered in a period that was to prove pivotal in the modern history of Britain and Northern Ireland. Decisions as they unfold, may show us…

The writing on this page represents a new beginning. From now on I am considering using word press as a platform for promoting input on my website eamonnmallie.com  Thanks.   Rev Harold Good and Eamonn Mallie….photo by Bobby Hanvey.

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Why did our party leaders go AWOL? By Eamonn Mallie

This was a curious General Election campaign in Northern Ireland. Curious in the sense that those charged with respective leadership in their parties when called upon, failed to stand up and be counted. In fact most of the leaders went missing. Last night’s BBC – so called ‘leaders’ debate’ gave us only one party leader…