Mary Regan: Here’s (unexpectedly) to you, Mr Robinson

Mary Regan: Here’s (unexpectedly) to you, Mr Robinson

The former unionist first minister didn’t shy away from some home truths, in the same week Boris Johnson stuck his head in the sand

Boris Johnson’s dismissal of the border as being “so small” as to have a disproportionate influence over Brexit talks has drawn comparisons to Father Ted’s explanation, using toy cows, of the difference between an object being small and being far away.

If, as claimed by the DUP’s Ian Paisley, some MPs in London don’t even know where Northern Ireland is, then it is less likely that they would be all that familiar with...

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