The semi-detached polit-bureau in action

They just can’t help themselves…

Mr McGuinness was speaking at the official opening of the first high-speed road link between Belfast and Dublin.

He said: “I think Peter Robinson and I will have more good news to announce in regard to the development of the Maze/Long Kesh site.

“We have actually reached agreement and we will publicly announce how we intend to take that forward over the next very short while.”

As both the BBC and UTV Press Association note

Mr McGuinness declined to detail what was in the pipeline.

Would that be because the Northern Ireland Executive has yet to be asked for its approval informed?  The NI Assembly has certainly not yet heard a statement…