Tag Archives: Alban Magennis MLA

Nearly Joined Sinn Féin…True Story

It was just over ten years ago. I had been voting Sinn Féin from 1993. I went along to a Sinn Féin meeting with the intention of signing up. During the meeting, there was an announcement of a coach trip … Continue reading

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Assembly Election 2017: North Belfast

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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Je Suis SDLP

So things have got nasty. Overnight the Constituency Office of Alban Magennis, SDLP MLA for North Belfast was attacked. The SDLP Office is actually above a business on the Antrim Road and as you will see, the people who daubed … Continue reading

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Justice Delayed

Nearly four decades ago, Dinny Mullen was murdered at his home near Moy in County Tyrone. The murderers were members of the British Security Forces. Writs have been served on the PSNI and Ministry of Defence. Denise Fox, SDLP Executive … Continue reading

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SDLP Economic Forum

The photograph shows Alasdair McDonnell winding up the Forum. Fearghal McKinney made a short introduction Alasdair made a short low key speech Alex Attwood made probably the best speech I have heard him make. And three sessions of panel discussions: … Continue reading

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It’s Civil Rights….Stupid!

Interesting that todays headline in the News Letter (no of course I didnt buy it” has Nigel Dodds MP (DUP for North Belfast) having a rant about the SDLP losing its moral compass and pandering to the “dissident republicans”. For … Continue reading

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