Friday November 27, 2020

DUP’s tiresome recklessness may blow up in their faces

Arlene Foster and her party are not just jeopardising the Good Friday Agreement and the North’s economy, but their own political future

7th April, 2019

Like mariners on a sinking ship, who have been desperately bailing as the water gushes in, politicians in Westminster are now carefully sealing up the Brexit no-deal hole. Short of something extraordinary happening, the danger it represents, especially to us in Ireland, is subsiding. For the moment.

From the very beginning of Theresa May’s Brexit deal row, the Tory right, plus the DUP, waved in our faces the no-deal exit as their nuclear option. How...

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