Michael McDowell on Politics
Independence unlocked Ireland’s prosperity, and it could do the same for the North
One of the advantages of the August silly season is that it gives us space to stand back from the trench warfare of conventional political and social discourse and to reflect on long-term and strategic issues. In that spirit, I will be making this week’s column Trump-free and Brexit-free.
I was asked recently to speak briefly to a mainly foreign audience on the subject of Ireland’s independence. My audience was due to visit...
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