Wednesday, 16 July 2008

David McNarry, MLA la News Letter:

The most dangerous threat to Britishness in Northern Ireland is the creeping "application of cultural apartheid", in the form of the Irish language agenda, Ulster Unionist MLA David McNarry said at the Broughshane Twelfth demonstration.

In his address, Mr McNarry, an Assistant Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Ireland, confronted the continued republican "onslaught" against all things British – despite the new era of peace.

He expressed deep concern about the political use of Irish language and culture by Sinn Fein.

"Orangemen and unionist were not and should not be against Irish culture or freedom of expression. But a grave situation has developed in which the culture is being used by republicans in the new-look war in Britishness….

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