Tag Archives: Gerry Fitt

New Years Honours List (Norn Iron)

About two months ago, up to 150 people in Norn Iron will have got letters from a department within the Cabinet Office in Downing Street. They will have been told that “Her Majesty the Queen” (sic) has decided to award … Continue reading

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SDLP at 50

Happy Birthday SDLP. I remember the day the SDLP was formed. I vividly recall the founding members and a handful of journalists outside the venue. A journo asked “will the SDLP be non sectarian?” and Paddy Devlin replied “we are … Continue reading

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SDLP…Not Good With Its Own History

I really do wish I had been born in a different place and time. In 1952 of course, I did not know I was being born into a “second class” life in termsof housing and jobs…in West Belfast. In 1963, … Continue reading

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