Overheard in Dublin, tonight…

RTE reporter to passing politician, “this story is live until Wednesday”. That would bring us up to Peter Hain’s announcement of ‘confidence building measures’ for Unionists. Then Northern Ireland presumably returns to the status of ‘big sleep’ in Dublin and the Republic.

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