No grey areas when it comes to our border

Dear Sir, I was alarmed to read the article “Taoiseach Varadkar insists Republic won’t design border in Ireland for ‘Brexiteers’” (News July 29) in which a British Government spokesperson was quoted as saying “We aim to have as frictionless a border as possible between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland…”. Surely any border, visible or otherwise, will be between

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The Dunloy Debacle

Rev Brian Kennaway: The fault lies not with the Parades Commission but with Dunloy Lodge.  May I take issue with the comments of the John Finlay, Worshipful Master of LOL 496 (‘Our dismay at the denial of our liberties in Dunloy’). Mr Finlay states: “I wish to place on record our disgust, anger and dismay that, yet again, we are

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SF should argue for act at Westminster

May I commend both David Wilson, Beragh (‘Irish language act is about division and not equality’, June 28) and WA Miller Belfast BT13 (‘Irishness and Britishness are not exclusive to each other,’ June 28) on their analysis of the Irish/Gaelic language. It may however have passed your readers’ attention that the exact words of the St Andrew’s Agreement states: “The

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Biblical standards of morality hard to find

I read with interest the comments from Philip Campbell, Secretary of Caleb (B.T. 24th May), when he again appeals “to voters to support candidates who will defend Biblical standards of morality.” While it might well be a worthy call to support those who oppose “same-sex ‘marriage’ and support of the unborn child”, there is surely more to Biblical standards of

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A Truth and Reconciliation Committee will have little credibility in this post-truth age

A Truth and Reconciliation Committee will have little credibility in this post-truth age I note with some interest the response to the Sky News interview with Gerry Adams TD, and his offer to talk about his long-alleged involvement in the IRA, if an independent truth commission was established. I also note the response of Doug Beattie, MLA (News Letter, April

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Buried Lives: The Protestants of Southern Ireland

Buried Lives: The Protestants of Southern Ireland (Publisher: The History Press Ireland £17.99) by Robin Bury “How Protestants were all but ethnically cleansed in South” This book complements work already done by previous academics, like Peter Hart, Gerard Murphy, Marcus Tanner and others. It comes from the pen of one who grew up, among that community, in the latter half

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