Monday 5 December 2016

A minority of people are dragging our reputation through the mud

Published 24/06/2011 | 08:29

Sectarian trouble flares in east Belfast's Short Strand this week
Sectarian trouble flares in east Belfast's Short Strand this week

Once again I have had to walk into my office to a barrage of questions from my German colleagues about the troubles in Northern Ireland.

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Once again I try to briefly explain the effects European politics since the time of Henry VIII have had on our little Island.

The recent violence in the North is once again an embarrassment for all Irish people. The marching season is approaching and once more a minority of people have dragged the Irish reputation through the mud.

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