Tag Archives: People Before Profit

Sinn Féin: No Man (Or Woman) Left Behind

I think it was Brian Feeney who described (early 1970s) Sinn Féin as the non combatant fathers, mothers, wives etc of IRA members. Sinn Féin likes to spread the myth that they are the political descendents of the Sinn Féin … Continue reading

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Local Elections 2019

This was a more interesting election than most. And with a lot of aspects, it is to be expected that there will be a lot of “Spinning”. I will “spin” it my way over a series of posts here. The … Continue reading

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Assembly Electon 2017: West 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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Assembly Election 2017: South 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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Assembly Election 2017: Foyle

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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State Of The Parties

As the dust settles on Assembly Election 2016, possibly a good time to look at the Parties. DUP will be happy with going out of the old Assembly with 38 seats and coming back with exactly the same number is … Continue reading

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Profile: West Belfast

Candidates: Sinn Féin: Jennifer McCann. Fra McCann. Rosie McCorley. Pat Sheehan. Alex Maskey. SDLP: Alex Attwood. People Before Profit: Gerry Carroll. DUP: Frank McCoubrey. UUP: Gareth Martin. Alliance: Jemima Higgins. Green:Ellen Murray. Workers Party: Conor Campbell. All the outgoing MLAs … Continue reading

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