Tag Archives: Nigel Lutton

Unionists: Reasons To Be Cheerful?

Short term….yes. Nigel Lutton did all he could do in Mid Ulster. Unionist “unity”  worked. But probably at the price of boxing itself into a ghetto…and we can all treat any talk of unionist outreach as risible. Indeed it was … Continue reading

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Mid Ulster: Result

Always inevitable that nationalists would rally behind Francie Molloy and Sinn Fein. a single unionist candidate guaranteed that. Francie Molloy….Sinn Fein.  17,462 …..46.9%…..a comfortable victory but a drop of over 5% but he is no Martin McGuinness. Nigel Lutton…..Unionist. 12,789…….34.4%……a … Continue reading

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Mid Ulster: Preview

As the polls close in Mid Ulster, a few comments. Iit should be a comfortable win for Sinn Fein. The emergence of a single unionist candidate sealed Francie Molloys victory as “comfortable” as however unlikely a unionist victory, it hgal … Continue reading

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