One unlikely supporter of David Trimble came in the form of Eilish O’Hanlon. Never is her wit so wry and biting as when it has a clear target in mind. This time she went after Trimble’s various critics. We’ll begin by quoting her last line, first:
“FINALLY, a correction. In the Sunday Independent last week, Jody Corcoran wrote that the Troubles began ‘in 1968’. This should, of course, have read ‘approximately 800 years ago with the arrival of those filthy colonialist dogs from across the water.’ Apologies to anyone who was offended by this inexcusable mistake.”
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