Unionists need a direct line to IRA

After being attacked by Ian Paisley on his suggestion last week that the DUP should cut out the middle men and talk directly to the IRA’s Army Council, Alex Kane argues that this is simply what successive British governments have been doing since 1972.

Being taken to task by Ian Paisley is a little like being sat upon by a large jelly

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