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Old tensions resurface over bonfires, but political leadership has left the building

Garrett Hargan


Bonfire season is in full swing and the annual rise in tensions is as predictable as instability at Stormont.

The perilous state of power-sharing in Northern Ireland — which has never moved beyond sectarian lines – has to shoulder much of the blame for fuelling a toxic atmosphere at this time of year.


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