October Articles

Edwin Poots was right to raise behavioural factors in the spread of Covid-19

‘At today’s press briefing,” tweeted Sam Taylor, chief executive of the think tank These Islands, last week, “Sturgeon said she suspects that Scotland came very close to eliminating Covid over the summer, before it was (at least in part) re-seeded by travel from other...

The south of Ireland should be ashamed of its response to IRA terrorism

The Irish Republic has much to be ashamed about in its attitude to the hell the Provisional IRA unleashed on Northern Ireland, which has spread south in the modified form of gang warfare, corruption and the erosion of democracy. I’m constantly amazed at the staggering...

When it comes to the law, cards are heavily stacked against critics of republicanism

It’s got to the stage that people are afraid to say anything in case they get sued, Ruth,” wrote Dr Ken Funston, manager of the Advocacy for Innocent Victims team of SEFF (South East Fermanagh Foundation) last week during a Facebook debate. Published: 13 October 2020...

Riveting exposé of RHI shows us Stormont needs radical reform before return of devolution

Tribal politics at very heart of scandal over botched green energy scheme, writes Ruth Dudley Edwards Published: 28 October 2019 In the last few days travelling in the American Midwest, my constant companion was Sam McBride's riveting Burned: The Inside Story Of The...

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