Fionnuala O Connor: Optimism is beyond northern unionists and has been for perhaps centuries

Optimism is beyond northern Protestant unionists such as DUP leader Arlene Foster (pictured) and has been for perhaps centuries, argues Irish News columnist Fionnuala O'Connor.  Picture by Liam McBurney/PA Wire
Curious, but not all that surprising. Since Catholics/nationalists are turned off Stormont and feel cheated by the Tory-DUP deal, Protestants/unionists should surely be in cheerful mood, moderately[...]

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