Archive of articles published in 2015

28 Dec My list of people Northern Ireland would be a lot better off without Belfast Telegraph
27 Dec Out, out, out: the deportations list Sunday Independent
21 Dec Famine novel will only appeal to the grievance junkies Belfast Telegraph
14 Dec At last, the courts defend our right to expose hoodlums Belfast Telegraph
7 Dec Sinn Fein edifice shakes as signs of dissent surface Belfast Telegraph
2 Dec Does IRS killer Seamus Kearney have no shame? Anyone with decency would be begging forgiveness Belfast Telegraph
30 Nov Sinn Fein’s politics are as outdated as the party’s leaders Belfast Telegraph
29 Nov Leave the statues alone: they’re part of our history Sunday Independent
23 Nov West right to wage war, but Muslims are not the enemy Belfast Telegraph
22 Nov Deluded feminists divide us and imperil basic freedoms Sunday Independent
16 Nov David McNarry should sort out problems closer to home Belfast Telegraph
15 Nov Paris, Balcombe Street and unusual US donors Sunday Independent
14 Nov Saturday night fever: The alternatives to reality shows Belfast Telegraph
1 Nov Orange reaction to KKK painting hurts free speech Belfast Telegraph
1 Nov Gerry Adams: grievances, spies, spooks and the lies Sunday Independent
2 Nov Easter Rising rebels were idealists, but Sinn Fein are foul opportunists Belfast Telegraph
1 Nov Adams has to travel in two different directions Sunday Independent
26 Oct Blustering Gerry Adams just unites his foes with his denials Belfast Telegraph
26 Oct Dilenced by feminazis: The disturbing (and bitterly ironic) story of how Germaine Greer is having her voice snatched away by feminist students Daily Mail
25 Oct Time to think carefully about who we want in government Sunday Independent
19 Oct Victims must not be deserted for sake of political expediency Belfast Telegraph
18 Oct Some awkward questions on the Easter Proclamation Sunday Independent
12 Oct People cannot be forced to enjoy a different culture Belfast Telegraph
11 Oct Enduring lure of mystery keeps crime writers busy Sunday Independent
5 Oct Sectarian statues will provoke only bigotry and hatred Belfast Telegraph
4 Oct It’s time to get over the fact that the Great Famine was not genocide Sunday Independent
28 Sept Former RUC hero stands in stark contrast to vain Sinn Fein leader Belfast Telegraph
27 Sept What can we really expect from a pig but a grunt or two? Sunday Independent
26 Sept What students really need to know about starting out at university Belfast Telegraph
21 Sept John McDonnell gave us a sorry excuse for an apology Belfast Telegraph
20 Sept Not much fun for Jezza in the job he never wanted Sunday Independent
14 Sept Adams’ blog gives insight, but not in a way he intends Belfast Telegraph
13 Sept It’s time that Sinn Fein sorted out its own problems Sunday Independent
8 Sept Greenslade’s bid at full disclosure falls short for me Belfast Telegraph
30 Aug Dead being used to inspire others to kill for Ireland Belfast Telegraph
30 Aug Still obediently following Fenian instruction booklet Sunday Independent
24 Aug Only by admitting to tribalism will we one day conquer it Belfast Telegraph
17 Aug Many still cling to misguided ideas of the men of 1916 Belfast Telegraph
16 Aug Sexpot Trot gets Left ll hot and bothered Sunday Independent
10 Aug Be grateful and ignore Sinn Dein’s victimhood myth Belfast Telegraph
9 Aug Ted Heath: A man who didn’t fancy anyone Sunday Independent
3 Aug Frankie Boyle so vile that he even managed to split Sinn Fein Belfast Telegraph
2 Aug I’m sorry to sound hard-hearted, but we are definitely not Cecil Belfast Telegraph
20 July Orange Order needs to face up to reality and act positively on parades issue Belfast Telegraph
19 July Donald Trump wants to be President of the United States. Should we worry? Sunday Independent
13 July My fascust granny taught me the dangers of nationalism Belfast Telegraph
12 July Polygamy, polygyny, polyandry? What’s next? Sunday Independent
6 July Sinn Fein winding up unionists with a ban on humour Belfast Telegraph
5 July Sinn Fein is panicking as its brothers wreak havoc in Greece Sunday Independent
29 June Brave acts cast the spotlight on bigotry of others Belfast Telegraph
28 June Obama should maybe follow his own advice and listen to his opponents Sunday Independent
24 June As they arrive in Germany, why Queen Elizabeth and Duke of Edinburgh are an inspiration Belfast Telegraph
22 June Two very different sides of the sexual equality debate Belfast Telegraph
21 June Hilary or Jeb? There are other choices to a dynastic succession Sunday Independent
15 June Proud Orangemen are pro-Protestant, not anti-Catholic Belfast Telegraph
14 June Galway is confused, but he’s right about Paisley Sunday Independent
8 June Scots lead way in how Orangemen can reach others Belfast Telegraph
7 June Obituary: Charles Kennedy Sunday Independent
7 June At all costs, get the pronouns right Sunday Independent
1 June Spoilt MPs want more from bank of mum and dad Belfast Telegraph
31 May The winds of change are blowing through Europe Sunday Independent
27 May A death dividing Britain: It’s such an emotive issue — was this father of three girls right to take his life at a Swiss clinic? Here, three writers give their different view Daily Mail
27 May Kyle Paisley hints his twin is the man to tame DUP nest of vipers Belfast Telegraph
25 May Spare a thought for those who voted No in Ireland Daily Telegraph
24 May This was more like an assault than a handshake Sunday Independent
20 May Prince Charles has nothing to opolgise for but is happy to forgive — it’s a pty Gerry Adams can’t do the same Belfast Telegraph
18 May Dubious eulogy to Jock Davison worthy of proper debate Belfast Telegraph
17 May The old leaders of Sinn Fein just won’t let go Sunday Independent
11 May Unionists must put the UK above party advantage Belfast Telegraph
10 May English preferred steady George Osborne to flaky Russell Brand Sunday Independent
4 May Why we should all just give the Old Testament a rest Belfast Telegraph
3 May It’s all to play for in the British general election Sunday Independent
1 May Dawn Purvis’ background as an apologist for killers cannot be erased Belfast Telegraph
27 Apr Queen’s University cannot simply give in to murderous thugs Belfast Telegraph
26 Apr Obituary: Lord Mason of Barnsley Sunday Independent
20 Apr Sinn Fein’s trolls scored own goal with John Coyle attack Belfast Telegraph
19 Apr Why are we still listening to the 1916 Secret Seven Sunday Independent
13 Apr Ignore the hysteria and get justice for victimes of Kincora Belfast Telegraph
12 Apr We should support the Pope’s crusade against Islamism Sunday Independent
6 Apr How Republicans love to perpetuate the romantic myth Belfast Telegraph
5 Apr Sinn Fein trapped in a time warp Sunday Independent
5 Apr Once discarded like a dead stray, Jean McConfille hasn’t gone away, you know Sunday Independent
30 Mar MEP Anderson’s picky about what causes to favour Belfast Telegraph
29 Mar Lentils all round: the BBC mishandles Clarkson affair Sunday Independent
23 Mar Mitchel McLaughlin has the perfect attributes for Speaker’s job Belfast Telegraph
16 Mar Sinn Fein and its tenuous, tribal claims on Rising Belfast Telegraph
15 Mar Obituary: Politician James Molyneaux Sunday Independent
15 Mar When in trouble, the party just stages another crisis Sunday Independent
9 Mar Radical thinking is needed to secure future of Union Belfast Telegraph
8 Mar Fear and loathing in Washington Sunday Independent
6 Mar Shockingly, te Fourth Plinth horse is actually quite good Daily Telegraph
2 Mar Loyalists are just criminals, but republicanism is a cult of fascists Belfast Telegraph
1 Mar They talk of youth, but old men still lead Sinn Fein Sunday Independent
23 Feb SDLP showing courage and cowardice in equal measure Belfast Telegraph
22 Feb Lesson in doublespeak from looking-glass land Sunday Independent
16 Feb Sinn Fein beating tribal drum particularly hard as poll looms Belfast Telegraph
9 Feb Self-important Gerry Adams detached from any reality Belfast Telegraph
8 Feb In disgrace: Downfall could serve as lesson to others Sunday Independent
2 Feb Broadcasters send the wrong signal by excluding Northern Ireland Belfast Telegraph
1 Feb Like Pearse, McGuinness is misleading followers Sunday Independent
26 Jan Martin Galvin: He may be older, but his hatred remains intact Belfast Telegraph
25 Jan ‘No to Page 3’ campaign was pathetic and utterly deluded Sunday Independent
19 Jan Tony Blair gave in too often, but he did secure the Union Belfast Telegraph
18 Jan Presidents and abbots should laugh at themselves Sunday Independent
12 Jan Let’s support the Press in duty to confront menace of Islamic terror Belfast Telegraph
11 Jan To honour the dead, we should defend free speech Sunday Independent
07 Jan So, does Ched Evans deserve a second chance? Belfast Telegraph
05 Jan The minister who won’t be cowed by Sinn Fein ‘fury’ Belfast Telegraph
04 Jan It’s not easy being royal in the era of social media Sunday Independent


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