September Articles

A rising star in Northern Irish politics has a chance to restore faith in Unionism

Can the leader of the moderate Ulster Unionist Party arrest the demoralisation caused by the NI Protocol and a weak justice system? Published: 2 September 2021 There is movement afoot in Northern Irish politics. After years of a dispiriting stalemate, with two...

Too few people down south know how brilliantly republicans distort history

I come from Dublin and live in London, but I love Northern Ireland and have been missing it and my friends here during lockdown Published: 7 October 2020 So I was glad to go to Belfast last week, even though it was for consultations with lawyers about yet another...

Lack of libel reform in NI helps republicans to bully critics, and is a serious threat to free speech

Well, the tweet from editor Alistair Bushe last Wednesday saying I was joining the News Letter certainly got the Shinnerbots excited. Published: 29 September 2020 For those of you who ignore social media, these are the armies of Sinn Fein supporters who assemble on...

Nationalism okay for Irish people, but not for Brexit supporters

UK’s critics guilty of double standards when it comes to Leavers Published: 21 September 2020 Many  nationalists interpret the GFA to mean,” tweeted the commentator Owen Polley last week, “if a policy advances the cause of an all-Ireland state, it’s definitely,...

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