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It’s make or break time for parties in the North

There is no real alternative to Northern politicians doing their duty and entering a power-sharing executive, writes Eamonn Mallie.

10th June, 2006

‘Bye bye, Assembly’’ will be the blunt message delivered at the end of June by British prime minister Tony Blair and Taoiseach Bertie Ahern to the North’s political parties if they don’t get their house in order, according to a Downing Street source.

This warning shot comes at the end of three days of bitter wrangling at parliament buildings over the appointment of a chairman or chairpeople of...

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