Wednesday April 1, 2020

Can the Good Friday Agreement survive?

So much good has come from the peace deal, but Brexit and the new demographics are challenging all the assumptions on which the accord was based

8th April, 2018

Familiar political landmarks in the North are tumbling. It’s 50 years this year since the first civil rights march, 20 years this weekend since the Good Friday Agreement was signed.

Is this weekend’s SDLP conference its valedictory before it transmutes into Fianna Fáil? Are we at the Good Friday Agreement’s birthday celebration or its funeral? Should we realistically ask if this is the beginning of the end or just the end of the beginning for...

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