Slugger O'Toole

Conversation, politics and stray insights

Census 2001: A watershed in Unionist politics?

Thu 19 December 2002, 5:43pm

Chris Thornton in relaxed mode, provides a quick demographic history of Belfast over the last 50 years, before concluding, perhaps more perceptively than most caught up in the simple mathematics of it all:

“The question of a united Ireland is far from settled. But for those who equate unionism simply with the protection of Protestant rights, it is clear that Northern Ireland will never be the same again.”

Share 'Census 2001: A watershed in Unionist politics?' on Delicious Share 'Census 2001: A watershed in Unionist politics?' on Digg Share 'Census 2001: A watershed in Unionist politics?' on Facebook Share 'Census 2001: A watershed in Unionist politics?' on Google+ Share 'Census 2001: A watershed in Unionist politics?' on LinkedIn Share 'Census 2001: A watershed in Unionist politics?' on Pinterest Share 'Census 2001: A watershed in Unionist politics?' on reddit Share 'Census 2001: A watershed in Unionist politics?' on StumbleUpon Share 'Census 2001: A watershed in Unionist politics?' on Twitter Share 'Census 2001: A watershed in Unionist politics?' on Add to Bookmarks Share 'Census 2001: A watershed in Unionist politics?' on Email Share 'Census 2001: A watershed in Unionist politics?' on Print Friendly

Comments are closed.

Copyright © 2003 - 2014 Slugger O'Toole Ltd. All rights reserved.
Powered by WordPress; produced by Puffbox.
25 queries. 0.296 seconds.