Tag Archives: Doug Beattie

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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Assembly Election 2022: North Down

North Down is a constituency running east from Belfast along the southern shore of Belfast Lough. A concentration of dormitory towns including Holywood, Helens Bay, Bangor and Donaghadee. It is known as The Gold Coast because there are a lot … Continue reading

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Assembly Election 2022: Upper Bann

Upper Bann is a constituency comprising towns like Portadown, Lurgan and Banbridge as well as villages like Waringstown, Aghagallon and Derrytrasna. Currently there are five MLAs…DUP (2), UUP (1), Sinn Féin (1), SDLP (1). Previous to 2017 when it was … Continue reading

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Bloody Sunday 1972-2022

This is a strange post. I have always known that I would write about Bloody Sunday. And I thought it would be a long post but actually it wont be long. Reasons…we are all familiar with the story. And I … Continue reading

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I Am A Victim Of “Cancel Culture”

It would be hard to find a person more “woke” and “right on” than me. So I find it odd that a comment I made on Slugger O’Toole has been deleted. There is an excellent post by Ms Kellie Turtle. … Continue reading

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Doug Beattie…It’s The Way He Tells Them!

Apparently Doug Beattie, UUP Leader who we keep being told is a modern kind of unionist has made a very unfunny joke about Edwin Poots and Mrs Poots. I have not heard the joke and I do not want to … Continue reading

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Insulting Bloody Sunday

It is nice to see that Doug Beattie MLA (UUP) condemn the calculated insult to the families of Bloody Sunday. Loyalists in New Buildings, a village near Derry have put up some flags, with the crest of the British Parachute … Continue reading

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Assembly Election 2017: Upper Bann

The key difference between Assembly 2016 and Assembly 2017 is that only five MLAs will be elected from each constituncy. For at least eighteen MLAs and their staff, this election has come four years too early. The percentage of votes … Continue reading

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Profile: Upper Bann

The candidates: DUP: Sydney Anderson. Carla Lockhart. UUP: Joanne Dobson. Doug Beattie. Kyle Savage. TUV: Roy Ferguson. PUP:Sophie Long. UKIP: David Jones. Alliance: Harry Hamilton. Green: Simon Lee. SDLP: Dolores Kelly. Sinn Féin: John O’Dowd. Catherine Seeley. CISTA: Martin Kelly. … Continue reading

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