Belfast News Letter Articles

Nasty article gloated over Sinn Fein centenary snub

Before I get to my main subject, Joe Brolly, I can’t resist commenting on the startling sight in this newspaper. Published: 26 October 2021 Breandán MacCionnaith, now secretary of something called the Garvaghy Road Mayfair Business Centre, in a photograph of five...

I stand by my assessment of Fathers Gerry Reynolds and Alec Reid

Like so many others, I have been upset about Sir David Amess. Published: 19 October 2021 I am hoping that the murder of this thoroughly decent human being will have the unintended consequence of shaming those who routinely demonise politicians, especially Tories. It...

Sinn Fein is the driving force in the Irish demonisation of Israel

The names of political parties often don’t convey much information. Published: 12 October 2021 If you were a stranger to Northern Ireland politics, what would you make of the Democratic Unionist Party, the Progressive Unionist Party, the Traditional Unionist Party and...

The bigotry of Michael D Higgins shocked some – I’m sad to say I wasn’t one

As much as any Pope, President Michael D Higgins believes himself infallible. Published: 4 October 2021 Yet his recent behaviour has had an utterly toxic effect on relationships between nationalists and unionists in this centenary year. It has forced hidden hatreds...

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