THE engagement in Belfast this week involving the President of Ireland, the Queen of England and the North’s First and Deputy First Ministers Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness carries with it significant symbolic, political and emotional resonance for the people of Ireland.
Mon, 25 Jun, 2012
The Taoiseach Brian Cowen and British Prime Minister Gordon Brown have joined the North's First and Deputy First Ministers in the past hour to address the media after a deal was struck on the devolution of policing and justice powers.
Fri, 05 Feb, 2010
IT’S 125 years old this year and if some reports are to be believed, the Orange Card is still the one the British Tories feel should be played. It was Sir Randolph Churchill, Winston’s father, who coined the phrase in the aftermath of the 1885 election and it continues to have a chilly resonance for nationalists.
Wed, 03 Feb, 2010