ANDREW J Shaw (May 2) has added blinkers to his rose-tinted glasses in his perception of the horrific actions of the Israeli army on the edge of the open-air prison camp (as described by ex-UK prime minister David Cameron) that is Gaza.
Terri Jackson (May 22) highlights the disillusionment experienced from, one can only assume, a sizable portion of the unionist electorate over the antics of the people they chose to represent them, both DUP and UUP.
The reaction of some Catholic clergy to the result of the referendum serves as a reminder of how the power the Church once wielded was used to fan the flames of the Inquisition and guide the Conquistadores as they slaughtered the native Americans.
In total more than 15,500 school days were lost for pupils as a result of 6,805 suspensions issued during 2016-2017 academic year according to an analysis by The Detail of suspension and expulsion figures obtained in response to a freedom of information request.
Alban Maginness (May 17), will tell his grandchildren that the SDLP were unique in Irish politics, changed the face of politics throughout Ireland, and since its formation in 1970 they steered the history of this island as the most successful party since partition.
I write in relation to the article by Simon Doyle (May 14) regarding the amalgamation of four schools in the Downpatrick area (St Mary’s High School, De La Salle College, St Patrick’s Grammar and St Columba’s High School, Portaferry) deemed ‘the right thing to do’.