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Paisley's backing essential for deal to stick

Former Sinn Fein press supremo Danny Morrison was in bad form last Thursday morning.

27th November, 2004

Former Sinn Fein press supremo Danny Morrison was in bad form last Thursday morning. Morrison,widely regarded as having a keen insight into republican thinking, told RTE's Morning Ireland that he would eat his “metaphorical hat'‘ if the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) did a deal with Sinn Fein in the coming days.

Morrison's pessimism stems from years spent observing the DUP leader Ian Paisley’s fervent anti-Catholicism. He has little faith that the man,...

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