Ere the sun rises indeed…

Chris at Balrog, notes that Orange and Green are at peace, at last. El Blogador sees it as the deliverance of power into local hands, at last. Ciaran reckons it’s a storm in a Stormont teacup. Martin McGuinness is proud to have compromised and Ian Paisley now acknowledges that “in politics as in life” no one ever gets 100% of what they want. And most in this fledgling democratic space are glad they got there, even if it was too late for “our unaging dead”.

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