Mairtin reports that none of the 600 Polish applicants for posts within the PSNI actually landed a job. It was the language barrier that defeated most of them, though I am not sure that the “Unionist wet dream of meeting their Catholic recruitment criteria for the PSNI by processing hundreds of Poles through the training college” was anything more than a fancy amongst a few nationalist commenters on Slugger.
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