Saturday 24 February 2018

Carson: unlikely goals of a hurler on the plinth

The Dublin barrister who became a leader of the Covenant campaign was not a British toady, writes Ulick O'Connor

ASTATUE which is being restored for a centenary will be unveiled outside Stormont Buildings this year.

It is of Dublin barrister Edward Carson whose memory was commemorated last week in connection with the 100th anniversary of the Ulster Covenant, which is for unionists what the 1916 Proclamation is to Irish nationalists.

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