John-Paul McCarthy: South did nothing and let the IRA get away with murder
Thinking that unionists have a superiority complex is a mistake
There has always been an odd dissonance in our thinking about our unionist neighbours.
Some observers made much of what they said was the unionist superiority complex vis-a-vis the Republic.
Joe Lee's big blue book from the Haughey-era, Ireland, 1912-85: Politics and Society, helped popularise this ancient shudder.