Thursday February 27, 2020

North's politics remain septic and raw

Real republicanism is about reconciliation and inclusiveness – not violent separatism

18th February, 2018
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Why would Mary Lou McDonald finish her acceptance speech with “Tiocfaidh ar lá. Up the rebels”? Pic: RollingNews.ie

The tragedy of the present impasse in the North is that the great majority of people, whether unionist or nationalist, are, or appear to be, decent, sensible, well-intentioned women and men who want to get on with their lives and with their neighbours.

But is that really true?

How come that picture does not seem to feed into the politics of the North which remain septic and raw?

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