Real reconciliation with the orange in our tricolour must mean more than just indifference

Regarding the legacy of Martin McGuinness, the old Latin maxim ‘De mortuis, nil nisi bonum’ is wise counsel for the present

26th March, 2017

When I wrote here last week about the spirit of the ‘Chuckle Brothers’ being needed for a resolution of the impasse that has left Northern Ireland without a government and without a functioning assembly, I was not conscious that Martin McGuinness was about to join Ian Paisley in eternity, although I knew he was very unwell.

Long before the St Andrews Agreement which finally got the Good Friday Agreement into operation, I had...

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