Tag Archives: Catholics

Proposal to split HE and bring in UK associations

Nationalists in North Belfast will be the worst affected if proposals to split the Housing Executive into

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Collective amnesia on shipyard history should not consign us to living in past

In a major report from Belfast this week to mark the centenary of the sinking of the Titanic, the New York Times suggested the citizens of Belfast were suffering from “collective amnesia” regarding the exclusion of Catholics from the Belfast shipyards of old.

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Testing the nuts and bolts of national mores

Do you miss David Trimble? Me neither. I interviewed him once a long time ago. As I waited, he moved around the UUP headquarters in that nervy way he had, softly whistling (no, not The Sash’, some classical piece, perhaps an aria from an opera, but definitely nothing common).

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