Tom McGurk: SF justifies the empty seats with empty logic

Sinn Féin MPs must take their seats in Westminster to take on the majority cooked up between Theresa May and the DUP

18th June, 2017

There’s an extraordinary cameo in legendary republican Ernie O’Malley’s famous autobiography The Singing Flame. It goes to the heart of the dilemma faced by revolutionaries across the ages and across the globe.

It is also an insight into that contested and critical space where the men and women of action are superseded by the men and women of politics. It’s also a fascinating exposition of how and where an...

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