“A Rubicon has been crossed in the north: civic nationalism finds its voice” – by Declan Kearney

  A deep anger has been growing within northern nationalism against the denial of rights. It is shared by many other progressive minded citizens. The sneering disrespect of the DUP and other sections of political unionism towards the Irish cultural tradition and nationalist and republican identity in particular has been a lightening rod for that…

NO DEAL HERE… By Brian Rowan

    On Monday at Stormont, Sinn Fein declared this long phase of negotiations over. There is no deal here, and there should be no more pretend politics in this place. May, Varadkar, Brokenshire and Coveney have big calls to make. It is London-Dublin decision time; the test of the worth of the paper upon…