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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It’s hard to find a unionist who is anti abortion, gay marriage and fully anti paramilitary

Dear Sir, In preparation for the upcoming election on 2 March the media have given a voice to the views of all those who are seeking election. They have however given little voice to the largest section of the voting populace – the non voters. Voices have been expressed in the press from individuals, and groups like Caleb, “urg(ing) evangelical

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Two questions remain unanswered over RHI

Dear Sir, The continuing controversy of the Renewable Heat Incentive scheme persists to plague the political establishment. The Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2016 ‘post-truth’ is well chosen. The political class and the media in general appear to have missed two essential points which the tax paying public require to know in order to begin to establish some kind

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