Uncomfortable conversation proves disappointing

Fionnuala O Connor
Fionnuala O Connor
The present Stormont ‘crisis' is not the end of the world, probably not even the end of Stormont, the tiny pretend-world on the back of a tortoise. Most people give it the back of their hand, or sigh massively that maybe no solution exists to this contest in the narrowest of ground. First the long war, then the long peace, now the prolonged anti-climax. Sinn Féin rides above that kind of talk, or so they would have onlookers believe. In their book, if everyone else would only get with the programme we'd be sure of a sunnier future. A future united Ireland, that is. But the latest SF book, t[...]
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