admin

Monday, July 15, 2002

4

Following the widely trailed violence on the Springfield Road, the PSNI believe that this twelth was a relatively relaxed affair. Though Henry McDonald suggests that the Orange Order need to take a long hard look at itself. Others within the …

admin

Friday, July 12, 2002

4

“…courtly yet testy; an eloquent speaker yet a poor communicator; atavistic yet sophisticated; stubborn yet not quite sure of where he wants to go.” Brian Walker believes Trimble is the perfect paradigm of contemporary Ulster Unionism. Discover more from Slugger …

admin

Friday, July 12, 2002

18

Today is known as the Glorious Twelfth for many in Northern Ireland, celebrating a history of civil and religious freedom. For others it an opportunity to break and head for the hills of Donegal, or other more tranquil spots. Of …

admin

Thursday, July 11, 2002

4

Deireann Ian Malcolm: is mor an trua é nach bhfuil an dá thaobh ag Droim Crí ábalta teacht ar chomhréiteach a thaispeánfadh go bhfuil muid uilig ag fás aníos trí scáthán phróiseas na síochána. Discover more from Slugger O'Toole Subscribe …

admin

Thursday, July 11, 2002

4

More criticism of Trimble in the Guardian. The leader in yesterday’s Belfast Telegraph calls for Nationalists to understand the perception of the outworking of the Belfast Agreement amongst Unionist voters is vastly different to their own:“It serves no purpose for …

admin

Wednesday, July 10, 2002

3

Ciaran Irvine urges the debate on the future of the whole island to focus on what can be done with that future rather than to get caught up in bemoaning the miseries of the past. Discover more from Slugger O'Toole …

admin

Wednesday, July 10, 2002

4

David Trimble seems to be at the receiving end of lectures from just about everyone these days. David Lister at The Times suggests that:“Mr Trimble, who has vehemently denied suggestions that he will stand down as party leader before the …

admin

Wednesday, July 10, 2002

3

Mary McAleese reckons there is a significant shift in the way that violence is perceived in the post ceasefire era. “…she said she was more hopeful about the North situation today than she has been at any other time in …

admin

Wednesday, July 10, 2002

6

For a sense of historical perspective, Timothy Lavin hunts back through the archives of the Atlantic magazine, and unearths some real gems from: Brian Moore commenting bleakly on the future of Ulster as seen in 1970; Henry Massingham writing in …

admin

Tuesday, July 09, 2002

3

Not exactly Ireland, but Andrew O’Hagan grew up in that unsettled extension of Northern Ireland’s political and cultural norms, the west of Scotland. This piece for the London Reveiw of Books is an excellent account of what it takes to …

Discover more from Slugger O'Toole

Subscribe to get the latest posts sent to your email.