Friday, June 07, 2002

The Short Strand has seen most of the disturbances over the long holiday weekend in which there were shootings and several Protestants moved out of their homes.

There will no doubt be a number of different interpretations as to the hows and the whys. Father Des Wilson suspects that the trouble is related to the Maskey’s election as Mayor. The major Unionist reaction was David Trimble’s call for a government review of the ceasefires. There has been some heated discussion on Debate Central as to who was responsible.

There is some early speculation that this latest trouble will lead to yet another ‘Peace Wall‘ being built.