14 April 2021, The Tablet

New thinking needed

Northern Ireland on the brink


The omens are not good for a peaceful summer in Northern Ireland. Community tensions are rising. Very few of the Loyalist rioters who have been causing mayhem on the streets in Belfast were even born when the Good Friday Agreement was signed 23 years ago. But they have inherited long tribal memories, and community grievances, which the agreement failed to resolve.

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