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Fianna Fáil appoint Antrim Road man as northern youth organiser

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 […]

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As Micheál spoke the people were voting with their feet

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.

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