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Journalist @rtenews, ex-@irishexaminer political correspondent, @BostonCollege Emerging Voices 2010, claimed Mar-a-lago for electoral vote purposes. Views own.
Sep 18, 2019 9 tweets 3 min read
I've gone back and transcribed the Arlene Foster doorstep. The key points (she has opened the window slightly for a "unique" arrangement for NI and for a tweaking of the backstop, but only if both nationalists and unionists are onside) are below.

#Brexit #thread Asked about possibly accepting proposals seen as "unique to NI" she basically said possibly:

"Well I think it's important, if you look at that letter of August 10 2016 (with Martin McGuinness), we did talk about were there were differences in Northern Ireland because of (cont)
May 10, 2019 14 tweets 6 min read
I'll be covering latest #EE19 Dublin constituency
hustings, starting shortly. @IrishTimes poll standings today:
* Frances Fitzgerald, FG, 22%
* Barry Andrews, FF, 18
* Lynn Boylan, SF, 13
* Clare Daly, I4C, 10
* Ciaran Cuffe, Greens, 9
* Alex White, Lab, 8
* Mark Durkan, FG, 7 Those attending the Association of European Journalists hustings are Ms Boylan, Mr White, Mr Cuffe, Mr Andrews, Ms Daly and Ms Fitzgerald. #EE19 - MC Richard Moore jokes "all the heavy hitters" are here.