Brian Feeney is a leading nationalist commentator and frequent broadcaster on Northern Ireland affairs. He was an SDLP councillor for sixteen years. He is co-author of Lost Lives: the story of the men, women and children killed in the Northern Ireland troubles.
One of the reasons, perhaps the main reason, why there is so much confusion about what’s going to happen in the UK at Halloween is because the media takes the statements of the British government and its ministers seriously.
The philosopher A C Grayling has called Brexit ‘a suicide cult’, though the comedian John Oliver probably coined the phrase first in 2017 after Theresa May invoked Article 50 to begin the two year countdown.
On Monday the Tánaiste, Simon Coveney, said: ``We are all working together to ensure we get the devolved institutions up and running again and I think a new British prime minister will be committed to that too.