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From: Irish Political Review: Editorials
Date: June, 2016
By: Editorial
Title: Where Are The 'Moderates' ?
Is it possible or desirable to have change in the way Northern Ireland is governed?
That question would certainly not be raised, if it were not for the continuing Sinn Fein electoral success in general—and, more specifically, its success in recent Irish elections. Until the rise of Sinn Fein, the Irish Establishment was content with the settlement brought about by the Good Friday Agreement. That Agreement was designed to produce communalised government—with the 'moderate' parties on either side of the divide in command.

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From: Irish Political Review: Editorials
Date: May, 2016
By: Editorial
Title: Ireland On Auto-Pilot
Two months after the Election the state is still without an elected Government. But life goes on as usual. Could there be a more convincing proof of the durability and maturity of Irish democracy?
The Election came close to breaking up the party-system by which the state has been governed for about three-quarters of a century.

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From: Irish Political Review: Editorials
Date: March, 2016
By: Editorial
Title: Irish Election—Just Desserts!
The main casualty of the Election was Labour. That is how it should be. It rejected the opportunity, presented by the collapse of Fianna Fail in the 2011 General Election, when it became the second Party in the state, to take the role of official Opposition, lead the campaign against Austerity, and put itself in the running to become the major party in a Government. It chose instead the safety of permanent third-party status, with seats in Government for a few years as junior party to Fine Gael. The result is that it has been relegated to fourth-party status, and that there has been fragmentation of the party system, relieved only by the rise of Sinn Fein.

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From: Irish Political Review: Editorials
Date: December, 2015
By: Editorial
Title: What Everybody In The South Knows About Northern Ireland
Dublin Garda Commissioner Noirin O'Sullivan gave mortal offence to the Dublin political Establishment when she wrote, in answer to a Sinn Fein inquiry, that the Garda do not have an issue with Provo criminal activity in the Border Counties.

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From: Irish Foreign Affairs: Editorials
Date: December, 2015
By: Editorial
Title: Editorial Back to Fundamentals
When a Russian passenger airliner was bombed out of the Arabian skies by Islamic State, the fearless and tasteless Charlie Hebdo made sick jokes about it.
But, when a much smaller number of people were killed in Paris by Islamic State a few weeks later, Charlie Hebdo went Jingo.
There is something particularly repulsive about the nationalist sentimentality of French rationalist internationalists.
The French Revolution proclaimed Liberty, Equality and Fraternity, and declared that the Rights of Man should rule the world—that is, the rights of Man as an abstraction, Man in general, Man without national attributes. But it was all bogus. The rights of man proved to be the Rights of Frenchmen.

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