Alex Kane: If the assembly goes down again, it isn't coming back

Within a year Ian Paisley was dumped as first minister, party leader and Moderator of the Free Presbyterian Church: leaving him without his 'Chuckle Brother', Martin McGuinness, and with precious little else to chuckle about. Photo: Colm O'Reilly.
Ian Paisley was leader for 37 years. Peter Robinson for seven. And Arlene Foster for five. Edwin Poots or Jeffrey Donaldson might be lucky to make it until the summer of 2024. Paisley was able to han[...]

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