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Re: Stormont Assembly Elections 2017
« Reply #1246 on: March 18, 2017, 07:20:48 AM »
http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/news/union-hard-brexit-will-put-thousands-of-jobs-in-northern-ireland-at-risk-35538445.html

You did read the article??

Did you? Would you like to explain it to us?

Guessing what might happen is not the same as what will happen .... it actually ended up saying trade within the U.K. Is possibly better
Jeff Peel is operating out of la la Land.  If the UK trades under WTO rules tariffs will apply. The UK government does not know what will happen because it can't be arsed studying the consequences. Kelly sounds more clued in.

"There is every indication that our trade will thrive in a United Kingdom that promises to be a global trailblazer for free trade - with the EU and the rest of the world."
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Re: Stormont Assembly Elections 2017
« Reply #1247 on: March 18, 2017, 08:54:29 AM »
http://m.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/news/northern-ireland-businesses-bounce-back-from-brexit-with-positive-end-to-2016-survey-shows-35356076.html

So what, they've had the devaluation but not yet the Brexit.

We can only look at the here and now surely? When more studies are done based on the next 6 months we'll get a better picture
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Re: Stormont Assembly Elections 2017
« Reply #1248 on: March 18, 2017, 10:24:45 PM »

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Re: Stormont Assembly Elections 2017
« Reply #1249 on: March 18, 2017, 11:32:35 PM »
Catholic population set to dwarf Protestants in years ahead

http://www.newsletter.co.uk/news/catholic-population-set-to-dwarf-protestants-in-years-ahead-1-7872318

Sensationalist headline, yes there's demographic change but it's not like two-thirds of the population is going to be catholic.

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Re: Stormont Assembly Elections 2017
« Reply #1250 on: March 18, 2017, 11:34:55 PM »
Catholic population set to dwarf Protestants in years ahead

http://www.newsletter.co.uk/news/catholic-population-set-to-dwarf-protestants-in-years-ahead-1-7872318

Sensationalist headline, yes there's demographic change but it's not like two-thirds of the population is going to be catholic.

Yet this is the type of hysterical reporting that is being fed out to the protestant community by one of its major newspapers and attitude formers or reinforcers.

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Re: Stormont Assembly Elections 2017
« Reply #1251 on: March 18, 2017, 11:42:39 PM »
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Re: Stormont Assembly Elections 2017
« Reply #1252 on: March 18, 2017, 11:43:56 PM »
Catholic population set to dwarf Protestants in years ahead

http://www.newsletter.co.uk/news/catholic-population-set-to-dwarf-protestants-in-years-ahead-1-7872318

Sensationalist headline, yes there's demographic change but it's not like two-thirds of the population is going to be catholic.

Yet this is the type of hysterical reporting that is being fed out to the protestant community by one of its major newspapers and attitude formers or reinforcers.

Two thirds will not be Protestant, by 2080. He who is not with me is against me.
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Re: Stormont Assembly Elections 2017
« Reply #1253 on: March 19, 2017, 07:21:42 AM »
http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/diarmaid-ferriter-a-history-of-partition-and-europe-s-role-1.3014508
In October 1922, a nationalist deputation from Northern Ireland arrived in Dublin to meet members of the provisional government of the new state. They got short shrift from Kevin O’Higgins, the minister for home affairs, who essentially told them they were on their own and that what northern nationalism needed was “a great deal of strenuous voluntary work – just the same sort of strenuous work that brought the national position to the stage it has reached”. The washing of southern hands could hardly have been more apparent.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O3G1bwD0ao0
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Re: Stormont Assembly Elections 2017
« Reply #1254 on: March 19, 2017, 04:33:26 PM »
http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/diarmaid-ferriter-a-history-of-partition-and-europe-s-role-1.3014508
In October 1922, a nationalist deputation from Northern Ireland arrived in Dublin to meet members of the provisional government of the new state. They got short shrift from Kevin O’Higgins, the minister for home affairs, who essentially told them they were on their own and that what northern nationalism needed was “a great deal of strenuous voluntary work – just the same sort of strenuous work that brought the national position to the stage it has reached”. The washing of southern hands could hardly have been more apparent.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O3G1bwD0ao0
And then the Northern nationalists did nothing for 50 years.
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Re: Stormont Assembly Elections 2017
« Reply #1255 on: March 19, 2017, 04:53:29 PM »
http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/diarmaid-ferriter-a-history-of-partition-and-europe-s-role-1.3014508
In October 1922, a nationalist deputation from Northern Ireland arrived in Dublin to meet members of the provisional government of the new state. They got short shrift from Kevin O’Higgins, the minister for home affairs, who essentially told them they were on their own and that what northern nationalism needed was “a great deal of strenuous voluntary work – just the same sort of strenuous work that brought the national position to the stage it has reached”. The washing of southern hands could hardly have been more apparent.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O3G1bwD0ao0

O'Higgins?  well they were talking to the wrong man there.

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Re: Stormont Assembly Elections 2017
« Reply #1256 on: March 19, 2017, 05:11:06 PM »
http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/diarmaid-ferriter-a-history-of-partition-and-europe-s-role-1.3014508
In October 1922, a nationalist deputation from Northern Ireland arrived in Dublin to meet members of the provisional government of the new state. They got short shrift from Kevin O’Higgins, the minister for home affairs, who essentially told them they were on their own and that what northern nationalism needed was “a great deal of strenuous voluntary work – just the same sort of strenuous work that brought the national position to the stage it has reached”. The washing of southern hands could hardly have been more apparent.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O3G1bwD0ao0
And then the Northern nationalists did nothing for 50 years.
The Palestinians also took 1 or 2 generations to.recover from their trauma. Down's 1960 all Ireland was the first sign that things were going to.change, I think.
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Re: Stormont Assembly Elections 2017
« Reply #1258 on: March 20, 2017, 11:31:52 AM »
So Adams doesn't doubt Arlene's innocence........

http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/no-reason-to-doubt-arlene-foster-is-innocent-in-rhi-scandal-says-gerry-adams-35541824.html

Maybe its a case that May, Kenny and the Americans have told SF and DUP to grow up and sort their own shit out. Adams can size it up well and has plenty previous for changing policy and abandoning "principles"
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Re: Stormont Assembly Elections 2017
« Reply #1259 on: March 26, 2017, 06:32:16 PM »
SF pull down the Assembly again by walking out of talks.  Not waiting for DUP to attend further talks tomorrow.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-39399501

Commentators had indicated that SF were painting themselves into a corner with their demands on such a range of fronts and either a walk out or back down would be required.  This was signalled by Adams when he earlier had said no extension of time for further talks would be accepted.

No budget for all of our services will mean redundancies in many areas for all of those already on protective notice, continuing chaos in the health service and education redundancies will be pushed ahead to meet the 30th April deadline to identify those who will lose their jobs.

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