AN undoubted talking point from the funeral of Lyra McKee was the reaction to Fr Martin Magill's heartfelt but pointed question about why it took a murder to bring together the political parties.
Alex Kane: This should be the last election where a gay unionist candidate is worthy of media attention
In normal circumstances a 'gay' candidate shouldn't raise an eyebrow of interest in 2019; it certainly isn't a story that should be on the front pages of local newspapers or taking up an hour of time on the Stephen Nolan show.
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