Leona O'Neill: We need hope and reconciliation in our politics, not more despair and division

As the next assembly election grinds ever-closer, Leona O'Neill finds the prospect of yet another Stormont contest fought along traditional tribal lines deeply dispiriting. More than 20 years after the Good Friday Agreement, don't our children deserve far better?

Voters will go to the polls this year to elect a new Stormont assembly. Will the contest be fought on traditional lines, or will their be an outbreak of consensus politics?
ELECTION time is coming around again and in Northern Ireland that means folks here digging trenches and firing mud at one another in order to point-score and ultimately motivate their voters to head t[...]

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