PLANS for Fianna Fáil to contest elections in the north have taken another step forward with a North Belfast man having been elected to organise the junior wing of the party in the six counties. Paul McNamee, a trainee solicitor from the Antrim Road, joined the party while studying at Trinity College as he didn’t […]
Sometimes people prod my chest and say, “How is it you’re always on about southern politics? Why don’t you write about what’s going on up here instead?” Well, mainly because I don’t want to be an idiot, given that the word ‘idiot’ come from ‘idios’, meaning one’s own self, in a narrow, parochial sense. I believe that when I write about southern politics, I’m writing about what’s happening in another part of my country.