Alex Kane

Alex Kane

Political writer/commentator and Sherlock Holmes buff. Trifles, curious incidents, unhappy dogs and a trout in the milk are always of significance.[...]

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Alex Kane: DUP deep in mess of its own making

Alex Kane: DUP deep in mess of its own making

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THERE has been so much focus on the Irish language aspects of the draft agreement that most people have missed the fact that much of the rest of it is bland, vague, promissory and weak.

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  1. STORMONT: THERE IS NO BETTER DEAL - By Brian Rowan eamonnmallie.com/2018/02/stormo… @KenReid_utv @EamonnMallie @kevinhkellytwitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  3. STORMONT: the more the light gets onto the detail of these talks, the more difficult it becomes to deny the advance… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  5. In an exclusive interview, the leader of @duponline in the House of Commons @NigelDoddsDUP will be live this Sunday… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  6. Alex Kane: DUP deep in mess of its own making #Premium irishnews.com/opinion/column… pic.twitter.com/FvX3VUwk7v

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  7. In my experience,Irish Dept of Foreign Affairs officials are the best of diplomats:charming, smart +skilled. But th… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  8. Sam McBride: Shambolic DUP talks tactics dismay key figures – and weaken the leader trib.al/n53qNES pic.twitter.com/sh3KqQfRym

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  9. Get it in the shops soon: pic.twitter.com/IAybEhlRbV

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  10. Saturday headlines.......Safety failings at half of meat plants.......The day the vulture funds came for me.....Put… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  11. Right, I'm cutting a side deal with sanity and tuning out with an overload of tosh. Goodnight all. Enjoy the weekend : )

  12. Some in the DUP love the Army, indeed hero worship & glorify armed action. Back in the day, we Soldiers who actual… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  13. Just in from the UUP pic.twitter.com/scYRkpwZ22

  14. From DUP pic.twitter.com/q4et6zQT2s

  15. @AlexKane221b In my view and experience they are absolutely toxic and almost always between the British Govt and SF… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  16. @AlexKane221b This twist is interesting in light of the DUP's long-held position that Irish language provision was… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  17. If this had happened under Trimble's watch then the DUP would be ripping him apart.

  18. Side deals are crucial because sometimes the big 2 find it difficult to jointly promote their compromises.

  19. From @irish_news @News_Letter @BelTel last Friday. Did DUP assume it was dependent on overall agreement being reach… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

  20. Friday headlines......Baroness Paisley hits out at DUP......Sandwich outlet owners at centre of £1m fraud probe....… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  21. This from last Saturday. Legacy element not in draft agreement because side negotiation SF/NIO eamonnmallie.com/2018/02/stormo… @jacqmci @kevinhkelly

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  22. £150m legacy inquest funding agreed between SF and British govt says @GerryKellyMLA . @J_Donaldson_MP says that's news to him

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  23. .@bbctheview If this is another side deal with SF it will mess the pitch even more.

  24. .@bbctheview I really don't see how these two parties reboot the Assembly anytime soon.

  25. .@bbctheview If it was just the latest draft for discussion why did the DUP withdraw so unexpectedly?

  26. I quite liked Young Sheldon.


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