ANYONE who voices surprise at what they regard as the limited scope of the new Shared Island Unit as outlined by Micheál Martin yesterday hasn't been listening to what the taoiseach's been saying over recent months.
WE’RE in the midst of a pandemic with no obvious end in sight and one of our political leaders chooses to not only deliberately undermine the public health message but to effectively sectarianise coronavirus also.
SURE it wouldn’t be authentically Stormont without a bit of farce, which was evident in spades during the very public deliberations and manoeuvrings that took place ahead of yesterday’s announcement of fresh restrictions.
IN TWO cases brought by campaigner Raymond McCord and other parties, the courts have dismissed the premises that Brexit and withdrawal from the EU without a deal are in breach of the Good Friday Agreement.
THIS case gives a remarkable and rare glimpse into the murky world of the spooks – insight into British intelligence, their war against violent republicanism and the lengths to which they will go to snare their target.