DUP leader Ian Paisley has called for Taoiseach Bertie Ahern to keep his “dirty hands” off Northern Ireland. Is it correct for Paisley to use such terms when talking about the leader of one of Northern Ireland’s main trading partners and does this perhaps explain why Paisley still refuses to even shake hands with Ahern in public?
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