Partitionism, self-interest and incompetence

That’s the charge levelled at the Irish government by Sinn Fein president, Gerry Adams. He went on to resist the (increasing popular) formula that the only substantial block on progress is the mere existence of the IRA. He went on to ask, “What about policing? Demilitarisation? Human rights and Equality? The political institutions?”

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty