Good loyalist cop, bad loyalist cop…

YESTERDAY’S Irish News was unusually balanced in its opinion pieces on restorative justice – unionist Roy Garland listed how Northern Ireland Alternatives schemes involving “a few ex-prisoners” had benefited loyalist areas and provided role models, while Tom Kelly argued that as “some loyalists are not even on officially recognised ceasefires, the thought of going to a CRJ scheme in a loyalist area must carry more risks than visiting Beirut on an Israeli passport”.