Joint rule between Dublin and Westminster is the only way to break the current impasse
The Irish foreign minister, Simon Coveney, recently caused a stir at Westminster. Coveney demanded a voice for the Irish government in the administration of Northern Ireland, remarking that “there can be no British-only direct rule” in the province.
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In the run-up to the assembly elections in Northern Ireland, Patrick Higgins looks at the current relationship between Sinn FÃ©in and the DUP.
The praise of Martin McGuiness upon his withdrawal from frontline politics from unionists and nationalists alike, along with comments made by Gerry Adams about the advancement of a “new generation” upon the promotion of Michele O’Neill of Sinn Fein made …
The world watches as Shakespearean tragedy threatens the power-sharing agreement in Northern Ireland
The “Ash for Cash” debacle currently playing out in Northern Ireland has all the hallmarks of a Shakespearian play; from drama to tragedy, comedy and of course, sex. The stage is Northern Ireland and the taxpayer is the ultimate victim. …