Pirouetting on the cliff-edge
cliffedge.jpg

By Jude Wilson

When politicians get too far ahead of their electorate they risk marching over a cliff-edge; when columnists write too far ahead of events, they risk smashing a custard pie into their own face. As I write this, the north of Ireland’s senior politicians, along with the prime ministers of Britain and Ireland are at Hillsborough Castle outside Belfast, bleary-eyed after an all-night attempt to find agreement between two parties with a wary eye on their respective electorate.

Please register or log in
to continue reading.

Urgent Appeal

The current pandemic is creating financial difficulties for many news organisations, and we are not immune. We are low on resources and need your extra support now to help us through this difficult period.

Please help by making a contribution. Even one pound a month can make a big difference for us.

Your contribution can be made with a credit or debit card by clicking below. Thank you. Go raibh míle maith agat.

© 2010 Irish Republican News