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.
Sir Bob Salisbury appearing before the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee at Westminister in March made the comment that it was an ‘enduring myth’ that Northern Ireland had one of the best education systems in Europe.
WHEN the British government finally decided to send troops into Northern Ireland in 1969, the then home secretary James Callaghan wryly said going in was the easy bit but getting out would be a totally different matter. He wasn’t wrong.
The sudden and brutal killings of innocent victims by paranoid schizophrenics are fortunately rare across Ireland but the consequences of such shocking tragedies can only be devastating at every level.
It is asserted that both Brexit and a Northern Ireland backstop are incompatible with the Good Friday Agreement, Brexit undermines the North/South strand 2 and the Northern Ireland only backstop compromising the East/West strand 3.