Tag Archives: Máiria Cahill

Sometimes It Just Has To Be Said…

As a general rule, “casting up” past misdemeanours of Sinn Féin is pointless. Either it is regarded as “ancient history” by young people or simply constant repetition of soundbites like “Sinn Féin-IRA” lose all meaning. Our Peace Process required a … Continue reading

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Colum Eastwood In Upper Bann

As Mrs FJH says I never take her out, I surprised her by taking her to hear SDLP Leader, Colum Eastwood and Senator Mairia Cahill at a SDLP Upper Bann meeting tonight. SDLP Conference is on Saturday. The Party is … Continue reading

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“Spotlight”, “Nolan” and SDLP

At some point before the Leadership vote, I will have to blog on the contest between Alasdair McDonnell and Colum Eastwood….and just as important, other contests within SDLP. The conventional wiisdom is that divided parties do not do well. And … Continue reading

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Gerry Conlon Memorial Lecture…Preview

Previewing An Feile programme last week on Slugger O’Toole, Alan Meban noted that the “SDLP is back”. Well, I am tempted to say that we havent gone away ya know…although GOD knows Slugger would like that. But I think Alan … Continue reading

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Francie Molloy MP…Off Message

When the Mairia Cahill sex abuse scandal broke last year, Sinn Féin hardly covered themselves with glory. Their slick PR machine was all over the place. The Party seemed to be dragged to a position of compassion, even if their … Continue reading

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