‘Two Fermanagh voices’ – by Eamonn Mallie 

Two Fermanagh voices: Gordon Wilson forgives the IRA killers of his daughter Marie; Arlene Foster compares Sinn Féin to crocodiles. On November 8 1987 a huge IRA bomb killed Marie Wilson daughter of local business man Gordon Wilson… This was his account of watching his daughter dying. “We were both thrown forward, rubble and stones…

‘RETSLU’s POLITICAL GAGA’ by Eamonn Mallie

‘The lady is not for turning.’ The arguments being prosecuted by Arlene Foster’s advisors for this stance – there can be no tolerance of any diminution of Arlene’s ‘tough leader’ persona and there can be no tolerance of any move to ‘damage or weaken Unionism.’ History is not on the side of Arlene in the…

CAUGHT in STORMONT’S ‘RING of FIRE’ – By Brian Rowan 

For all that was said at Stormont on Friday, this is not where the real talking is happening. Rather, Parliament Buildings was the place for the set-piece publication of Sinn Fein’s document on an Independent Panel Investigation into the RHI scheme – Michelle O’Neill emphasising that “compellability” is at the heart of those proposals. The…