There’ll be no short circuiting of the inclusive deal first outlined in 1998 argues Brian Feeney. But, he reiterates there is no possibility of the SDLP doing a side deal with Unionism. And, with the damage done to Sinn Fein’s political capital outside Northern Irish nationalism, there’ll be no resumption of the institutions anytime soon.
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