Protestant witness

The President, Mrs McAleese, has apologised for comments she made in a radio interview during which she appeared to compare Northern Ireland Protestants to Nazis.

5th February, 2005

The President, Mrs McAleese, has apologised for comments she made in a radio interview during which she appeared to compare Northern Ireland Protestants to Nazis.

Partition has had profound effects in Ireland - but arguably its most striking impact has been in this part of Ireland rather than in the North. Deprived of the vigorous witness of almost one million Northern Protestants, who are as Irish as we are but do not share the particular...

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