Good Friday Agreement - 20 years on

Good Friday Agreement - 20 years on
 

If you had planned to organise a 20th birthday party for the Good Friday Agreement, you would not do it this way.
No Assembly. No power-sharing executive. No north-south ministerial meetings. Stormont unrepresented when east-west British Irish Council gatherings take place.
It feels like someone forgot to bake a cake.
Few can question the importance of the 1998 deal in human terms.
It didn't bring a complete end to violence - indeed terrible atrocities, such as the Omagh bombing, came after the people endorsed the agreement in a referendum.
But the casualty figures tell their own story.... read more

 
9 April 2018 in World News, Views: 35
Source: BBC
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