YOU have to take them with a pinch of salt, but a poll carried out after the Northern Bank robbery has indicated that Gerry Adams’ personal approval rating has dropped nine points – from 51% to 42% – since last October. “Significantly, 38% of those polled say they are dissatisfied with Mr Adams,” says the Examiner. A better barometer of opinion will be the results of upcoming by-elections in the south, including one in Meath where the candidate has backed controversial statements by Mitchel McLaughlin.
Living History 1968-74
A unique, once-in-a-lifetime 10-week course at Stranmillis University College Belfast featuring live, in-depth interviews with leading figures from this tumultuous era in Northern Ireland’s cultural and political history.
Live interviews with: Bernadette McAliskey, Austin Currie, Brid Rogers, Baroness Blood, Dennis Bradley, Baroness Paisley, Lord Kilclooney, Tim McGarry, Danny Morrison, Sir Kenneth Bloomfield and others…