Loyalist violence returns to the Short Strand enclave

Following on from the loyalist rioting in North Belfast last Friday, there has been a sustained attack tonight on catholic homes in the Short Strand area of East Belfast by what the BBC are reporting Sinn Fein Mayor of Belfast, Niall O’Donnghaile, to be claiming are between 60 and 100 “masked and camouflaged men.” 

Perhaps more attention should be paid to the motive behind the new murals being painted across East Belfast….


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