Anyone thinking they had spotted a possible thawing of positions in the polit-bureau over academic selection may have to think again. On Stormont Live, after the initial opening gambits [also below the fold], the DUP’s Mervyn Storey and Sinn Féin’s John O’Dowd resumed their customary positions on opposite sides of the barricade [and the Minister? – Ed] Playtime’s over.
Those opening gambits.
Living History 1968-74
A unique, once-in-a-lifetime 10-week course at Stranmillis University College Belfast featuring live, in-depth interviews with leading figures from this tumultuous era in Northern Ireland’s cultural and political history.
Live interviews with: Bernadette McAliskey, Austin Currie, Brid Rogers, Baroness Blood, Dennis Bradley, Baroness Paisley, Lord Kilclooney, Tim McGarry, Danny Morrison, Sir Kenneth Bloomfield and others…