Tag Archives: Margaret Ritchie

No Unionists in An Seanad

I suppose other political bloggers might want to shed a few tears that there are no unionists appointed among the eleven new Senators appointed by An Taoiseach (and Varadkar and Ryan). Is it a snub to unionists in general? Or … Continue reading

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Westminster Election 2015: South Down

The Results: A straightforward win for Margaret Ritchie. Her Sinn Féin opponent, Chris Hazzard was hyped as a serious challenger but ultimately he was a well-beaten docket. Less than one thousand votes seperated three unionist candidates and Harold McKee UUP … Continue reading

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Patsy McGlone…Cometh The Hour, Cometh The Man.

On 1st August 2011, Patsy McGlone, SDLP Deputy Leader and MLA for Mid Ulster announced his intention to stand for the Party Leadership in November. I support him. It is hard not to feel sorry for Margaret Ritchie who was … Continue reading

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