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Who Benefits from the Collapse of Power Sharing?

Cross-posted at Slugger O’Toole… We’re unlikely to know for a long time exactly why talks on restoring devolved government collapsed in such spectacular fashion last week. It’s always worth asking, in those circumstances, ‘cui bono?’ A long-term collapse in devolved … Continue reading

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“A Battle A Day” Is Creating A Political Wasteland

This blog was originally posted on Slugger O’Toole… “It will always be a battle a day between those who want maximum change and those who want to maintain the status quo”. Recognise the quote? It came from Gerry Adams’ speech … Continue reading

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Belfast On A Sunny Winter Day

Glorious winter sunshine in Belfast and with the equinox fast approaching the sun has a bit of heat in it even at this relatively high latitude. One can only answer the message of St. Anne’s carving with the next verse … Continue reading

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