Who could have imagined it? That 100 years after thousands of Ulster unionists, led by Edward Carson, signed the Ulster Covenant at Belfast's City Hall, the city fathers would decree that the union flag would no longer be flown above the same building, except on special, politically-agreed occasions?
In September 1912, Carson - having just made a speech at the nearby Ulster Hall, accompanied by a huge cortege of suitably garbed Orangemen - walked the short...
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