Tag Archives: Alliance Party

Assembly Election: East Derry

East Derry is a constituency which includes Coleraine, Limavady, Dungiven,and some coastal towns. Traditionally unionist but with a large Catholic minority and a university (UUC) at Coleraine. East Derry..Currently there are five MLAs…DUP (2) SDLP (1) Sinn Féin (1)). Independent … Continue reading

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Assembly Election 2022: North Antrim

North Antrim is a constituency which includes Ballymena, Ballymoney, Bushmills, Ballycastle. The buckle on Norn Iron’s Bible Belt. A nationalist area around Ballycastle. North Antrim : Currently there are five MLAs…DUP (2) UUP (1) TUV (1) Sinn Féin (1). On … Continue reading

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Assembly Election 2022: South Antrim

A constituency comprising Antrim Town and other areas like Ballyclare, stretching to North Belfast at Glengormley. South Antrim: Currently five MLAs: DUP (2) UUP (1). Alliance (1) Sinn Féin (1) Friday 29th April. Antrim Town. The first surprise was the … Continue reading

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Assembly Election 2022: East Antrim

East Antrim includes towns such as Larne and Carrickfergus, staunchly unionist and extends into the Glens of Antrim which is nationalist. I was in East Antrim (Larne and Carrickfergus) and Antrim (South Antrim) on Friday East Antrim. Current make up … Continue reading

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Assembly Election 2022: Foyle

Foyle is a constituency whih is really just the City of Derry. It is so called because a choice of “Derry” or “L*****derry” would be too controversial. The city is much changed from my first visit after Bloody Sunday in … Continue reading

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Assembly Election 2022: South Down

South Down is a constituency which includes Downpatrick, Newcastle, Warrenpoint and Kilkeel. The north of the constituency is commuter land to Belfast. The south is seaside resorts and small fishing ports. It is mostly nationalist and there are unionist areas … Continue reading

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The Disappearing Green Man (A Mid Ulster Mystery)

Some things you cannot make up. I was on a bus between Antrim and Belfast when I was alerted to the news that the Green Party had ceased campaigning in Mid Ulster and the candidate is “no longer endorsed” by … Continue reading

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Vote “Muppet”

Odd “election poster” in Downpatrick (South Down constituency) yesterday. Is Kermit better than Patrick Brown (Alliance Party) ?

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Brave Women…Cowardly Men

All of us who are committed to Democracy will be outraged at the attack on Hannah Kenny of People Before Profit in East Belfast last night. She was subject to sexist and sectarian abuse. It follows on from the attack … Continue reading

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DUP: Rumbled At Last?

Some graffiti in Carrickfergus yesterday afternoon. It is just outside the railway station, There is similar graffiti in other parts of the town. There is much speculation how the DUP will fare in next week’s election. In loyalist, Carrickfergus, ths … Continue reading

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