‘Interests and needs of the public must be put in front of narrow party political self-interests’ – By Nichola Mallon

  Another Talks deadline has come and gone. Warnings of profound consequences ring hollow and political stalemate prevails. Why are we here again? Because the DUP and Sinn Féin are crisis junkies. We lurch from one political crisis to another because the DUP has never accepted the Good Friday Agreement and its principles of power sharing.…