United In Hatred – Anglophone Fundamentalists In Ireland

AN SIONNACH FIONN

Sometimes you’re not paranoid. They really are out to get you.

Well, they are if you are an Irish-speaking citizen of Ireland. And the “they” are the Anglophone bigots that dominate Ireland’s politics and media, regardless of where they live on the island or what nationality they formally claim. The Angloban fundamentalists have their very own form of a “United Ireland”. A united English Ireland.

From the Belfast Telegraph we learn that the DUP’s Gregory Campbell has launched a vitriolic attack on the use of the Irish language in publically-funded advertising in the North.

“The DUP has accused the Education Minister of wasting money on a new television advertisement broadcast solely in Irish.

The ‘Get Involved’ advert aired during the UTV news at 5.45pm, and was swiftly condemned by East Londonderry MP Gregory Campbell.

Mr Campbell said the Sinn Fein minister, John O’Dowd, was “potentially acting illegally” and was…

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