Eamonn Mallie: 'Gerry Adams has more baggage than Aer Lingus'

Powersharing issue looms as unionists still battle with elections’ impact

 Rev Norman Hamilton: “There is deep disillusionment with the vanishing hope devolution produced.” File photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Rev Norman Hamilton: “There is deep disillusionment with the vanishing hope devolution produced.” File photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

With a question mark still hanging over the restoration of the powersharing Executive in Northern Ireland and an end to a unionist majority in the recent Assembly elections, unionism finds itself at a fork in the road.

In the wake of a series of anti Irish language remarks by members of the DUP, including party leader Arlene Foster, Sinn Féin boosted its vote in the Assembly election in the springtime of 2017, and increased to seven the number of seats it captured in the general election in June.

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