Belfast News Letter Articles

Theresa May’s weakness is ultimately to blame for the Northern Ireland Protocol

I‘ve recently been reading too much about the UK-EU Brexit negotiations past, present and to come, and am delighted that at last some substantial work is being produced that answers some questions that have been bothering me for a long time. Published: 23 November...

The SDLP should return to the moral clarity of Austin Currie

In the week in which Austin Currie died, two members of the SDLP — the party he co-founded — made comments about the RUC that would, I believe, have shocked that anti-sectarian. Published: 16 November 2021 As his friend the UUP’s Lord (Ken) Maginnis said of him,...

A draining Sunday visiting killing sites along the border, then at Lyra McKee film

I had a strange, draining and unforgettable Sunday. Published; 9 November 2021 It caused among many other emotions sadness, despair and occasionally laughter, during a tour of killing sites and memorials in south Armagh and at the launch in Belfast of a documentary on...

Stephen Nolan is being seen as a hero in Great Britain for his investigative reports into Stonewall

Stephen Nolan and his producer, David Thompson — who offend the Northern Ireland elite because they broadcast the views of people they find deplorable — are being recognised as heroes in political and media circles across the Irish Sea. Published: 2 November 2021 This...

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