February, 2018

Strabane and Derry scrap the tricolour

I note where Derry and Strabane District Council have decided that at the St Patrick’s Day parade, there will be no flags or emblems. There are a number of ways you could react to this. You could say that the celebration of the feast of our national saint should not be rolled together with politics, […]

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Some good news facts and figures…sort of

It’s always nice to read a good-news story. Whether it’s a kitten rescued from a tree or Nelson McCausland discovering a native Ulster-Scots speaker, good news lifts the heart. Which is probably why the Belfast Telegraph today is trumpeting the “remarkable transformation” in Catholic unemployment in our NEN. It has more than halved, the newspaper […]

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