Category Archives: History of Ireland

Unionists. Be careful what you wish for.

With all the recent furore about the Assembly I think it’s about time that unionists (particularly the DUP) should take a moment to reflect on a few facts. David Cameron did not bow to threats from Peter Robinson and the … Continue reading

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The battle of the Boyne 1690.

Everyone knows that each year on the twelfth of July Northern Ireland is portrayed across the world as a backward, inward looking cess pit of sectarian hatred. The world peers in on our tribal differences and shakes its head in … Continue reading

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