Alex Kane: Politicians need to get a grip on our current dire situation, or the consequences could be horrendous

Soldiers on guard in August 1969 on a corner of Leeson Street and the Falls Road in west Belfast as British troops were deployed onto the streets of Northern Ireland as part of Operation Banner. Picture by PA Wire
Operation Banner began the day after my 14th birthday. Fifty years on and the headlines in Northern Ireland are dominated by Martina Anderson's use of 'Tiocfaidh ár lá at a Hu[...]

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