DUP puts Sinn Féin in driving seat, but road ahead is unclear

Posted By: March 06, 2017

Steven McCaffery, The Detail. Belfast. March 4, 2017THE shock election result in Northern Ireland that has seen Unionism lose its majority status is an overnight sensation that has been years in the making.It shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone.The 2011 census revealed that the once unassailable Protestant/unionist majority was in decline, while the growing Catholic/nationalist population was likely to become […]


Posted By: March 04, 2017

From zero to hero as veteran reclaims seat

Posted By: March 04, 2017

Gary McDonald. Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, March 4, 2017SHE’S BACK: Dolores Kelly is congratulated by DUP Upper Bann MP David SimpsonJUST when she was getting used to a private life, Dolores Kelly seems set for an unlikely return to front-line politics.After failing to be returned in Upper Bann last May, the 57-year-old SDLP veteran slipped into relative […]

Sinn Fein makes history as it tops poll in former Paisley stronghold

Posted By: March 04, 2017

Connla Young.Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, March 4, 2017SINN Féin made more history yesterday when it topped the poll in the former Paisley stronghold of North Antrim.Philip McGuigan bagged 7,600 votes to put his party top of the pile in an area still dominated by the DUP.With Mr. McGuigan later securing election, attention turned to the unionist battle […]

Equality at the “crux” of political crisis

Posted By: March 04, 2017

Paul Ainsworth. Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, March 4, 2017 Sinn Fein’s Declan Kearney topped the poll in South Antrim and had a stark warning for the DUP.  Picture by Arthur Alison. PacemakerSinn Féin has topped the poll in South Antrim for the second time since power-sharing was restored in 2007, and has warned the DUP they will […]

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