Saturday 17 March 2018

Stay fearless and insightful

Sir -- I am a native of Co Antrim and, although my political views are unorthodox, I am certainly in the camp that supports the political union of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It is, therefore, curious that I find myself going out of my way to read a Dublin-based news publication.

The reality is that when the Celtic Tiger was at its peak the Irish economy was a step ahead of the UK, and then, of course, when the global economy started to unravel the Irish were a step ahead as well.

It makes sense to me then, as a northerner, to look down South to stay on top of what is going on in the world. The Sunday Independent, I've discovered, produces a level of journalism to match the best of the British broadsheets, but more significant for me is that you seem to be genuinely 'independent'.

Please sign in or register with for free access to Opinions.

Sign In

Today's news headlines, directly to your inbox every morning.

Don't Miss