Talks – a ‘No Deal’ is reckless and let it be registered an outcome which we Northern Irelanders do not deserve or want – By David McNarry

Congratulations to Naomi Long MEP. Excuse my confusion though in how being neither a unionist or a nationalist fits into Brexit . Neutrality along these lines is a deceptive mist spraying the elitist liberals with fairy dust . When Naomi openly declares to be either British or Irish the luvvie concept of neutrality is a…

The maintenance of the Union is no longer solely in the gift of political unionism – by Terry Wright

Results in the local government elections and those for the European Union suggest that it will no longer be maintained by Union Flag -clad tables in Orange Halls, over-playing of the Constitutional card, ambivalence towards communal criminality and bonfire vandalism, the denial of equal rights and cultural diversity, the demonization of life-styles that do not…

“We had been invited to come and show our support for the talks process but explicitly asked to leave our issues at the door.” By Kellie Turtle

Civil society engagement with the current talks process has been minimal to say the least. When word got round last week that there was to be an official civil society session at Stormont with party leaders and British and Irish government representatives I like many was keen to be in attendance. I represent the women’s…

Why call an election here by October – By David McNarry

It is conveniently forgotten that at the time of the Belfast Agreement raging arguments roared inside unionism. David Trimble’s indomitable resolve to take politics to an all new inclusive level uprooted his own party. Supporters like myself wondered how these genuine reform approaches would be received overtime. Today the rampant republican anti -unionist behaviour has…

AMNESTY WAR – By Brian Rowan

  For more than two years the government has allowed the question to hang – the issue of some amnesty or statute of limitations for soldiers who served here in the conflict period; Let it hang, even though they knew that for soldiers alone it was not and is not deliverable. APRIL 2017 The starting…