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Martin’s Parting

An IRA leader named Martin/ Won plaudits for putting his heart in/ To ending a war/ That not long before/ He’d played a significant part in./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-39185899 An IRA leader named MartinWon plaudits for putting his heart inTo ending a … Continue reading

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McGuinness is Off

Sinn Fein vice-first-minister Martin/ Abruptly declared he’s departin’/ And blasted Arlene/ We take this to mean/ Election campaignin’ is startin’./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jan/09/martin-mcguinness-to-resign-as-northern-ireland-deputy-first-minister Sinn Fein vice-first-minister MartinAbruptly declared he's departinAnd blasted ArleneWe take this to meanElection campaignin is startin. — Mick Twister … Continue reading

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Never Say Never

There was an old man who said NEVER/ Accept no concessions whatever/ Until Dr No/ Embraced his old foe/ And joined a peace-making endeavour./// http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/ian-paisley-death-from-fire-and-brimstone-to-a-peace-once-thought-impossible-9730348.html There was an old man who said NEVER Accept no concessions whatever Until Dr No Embraced his old … Continue reading

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Flag ag

There is an old Union Flag/ That’s causing a fair bit of ag/ There’s major disquiet/ About when to fly it/ In Belfast – hey bull, meet red rag! ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-20954910 There is an old Union Flag/That's causing a fair bit … Continue reading

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