Monthly Archives: January 2017

Constituency Offices…#30 Clare Bailey MLA

Clare Bailey is the Green MLA for South Belfast. Her office is in University Street, near the junction with Ormeau Road. First time I have seen this office.

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Constituency Offices…#29 Paula Bradshaw MLA

Paula Bradshaw MLA is currently a member of the Alliance Party and was elected to Stormont in May 2016. She fought South Belfast as a UUP-Tory in 2010 Westminster election and joined Alliance at the end of that year. Her … Continue reading

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Alliance Party Headquarters

This is Alliance Party HQ in University Street, Belfast. Despite the sunny colour yellow, it has been described as a “cold house”. Who knows what sinister things go on behind this door. A former member, Ms Kamble has described the … Continue reading

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Constituency Offices…#28 Máirtín Muilleoir MLA

Sinn Féin offices/advice centres are usually pretty drab with (often) no reference to a specific MLA. I suppose they use co-option so often that it is hardly worthwhile to put up a sign with a name on it. The office … Continue reading

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Sinn Féin: You Have To Laugh

Only January but an early contender for “Stupidest Political Comment of 2017”. The author is a TD and regarded as one of the brains of modern Sinn Féin. But he must be taking lessons from Donald Trump. Taking a wild … Continue reading

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Losing One Councillor Is Unfortunate…

For a political party to lose one councillor in one DEA is unfortunate. For a political party to lose two councillors in the same DEA looks downright careless. The party is the Alliance Party. These things happen of course. And it … Continue reading

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Henry Thornton-Allan McVittie

As many readers will know, I have often referenced the Ballymurphy Massacre on this Blog. I saw that …or more accurately, I saw some of it take place before my eyes. I wont forget him. But what really gets under … Continue reading

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