By Brian Feeney (for the Irish News)
Do you remember David Trimble’s oh-so-revealing description of the south as a “pathetic, sectarian, monoethnic, mono-cultural state”? Revealing because it displayed more about him and unionism that it did about the Republic. Poor Trimble couldn’t even see that the central objective of unionists has been to maintain a sectarian, monoethnic, mono-cultural state. Most call it Northern Ireland. Some unionists call it ‘Ulster’ to establish stricter ownership of the place.
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