Friday August 7, 2020

Trimble's road to nowhere

When the historical archive of David Trimble's political life is assembled, the infamous Drumcree sequence will reemerge in all its irony.

7th May, 2005

When the historical archive of David Trimble's political life is assembled, the infamous Drumcree sequence will reemerge in all its irony. It was just a decade ago and there he was sharing the moment of Orange triumphalism with Ian Paisley. Hand in hand, they jigged along before the cheering crowds, having once again forced the march down Garvaghy Road.

Behind them was a Catholic community outraged and bullied into submission by a massive security force...

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