More local journalism. That man Jack McKee is making life difficult for the mainstream of the DUP again, in the Larne Gazette.
“I would label and dub it a halfway house to a United Ireland. I must repeat : after 35 years of the Troubles what has that been about, the mayhem and murder that followed that?
I would have to say we are revisiting the Sunningdale Agreement with Brian Faulkner going into powersharing with Gerry Fitt – a decent man. This had been deemed a step towards a United Ireland and rejected, now the plan was to bring unrepentant terrorists into government. ..I think the Saint Andrew’s Agreement is the Belfast Agreement dressed up in different clothes. I certainly won’t be giving it my support.”
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