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Patrick's political analysis incomplete and partial

NOT for the first time, I'm afraid, Patrick Murphy's political analysis is incomplete and partial. Comparing the fortunes of Irish and Scottish nationalism, he fails to mention the singularly important difference which, alone, set the path of Irish nationalism and Irish politics generally on a destructive path which still afflicts us. That was the undemocratic and threat-driven decision by the British in 1920 to establish a six county northern state whose only claim to existence and legitimacy was the presence there of a unionist majority who refused to join with the new political entity i[...]
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