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We Don’t Know Ourselves by Fintan O’Toole review – sweeping account of Ireland’s evolutions

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“For all my life until about 1980,” Fintan O’Toole writes, “I had been told to think of myself as the end of something and the beginning of something else.” While his sweeping, authoritative and profoundly intelligent...

Why is the Northern Ireland protocol still an issue? Actions have consequences

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Ask a stupid question and you get a stupid answer. The Northern Ireland protocol is a stupid answer: it imposes a complex bureaucracy on the movement of ordinary goods across the Irish Sea. But it is the only possible...

Brexit isn’t the cause of the Belfast riots – but it is harming political reconciliation

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Politicians in Northern Ireland share something with the royal family on certain occasions: a heightened sense of the power of the symbolic act. This gift for symbolism was in evidence on Monday, as Irish republicans ...