NEWS: Cllr Corr-Johnston speaks to Unionist Voice and expresses her shock at abuse she received for daring to criticise Feile

NEWS: Cllr Corr-Johnston speaks to Unionist Voice and expresses her shock at abuse she received for daring to criticise Feile

Progressive Unionist Party Councillor Julie Anne Corr-Johnston has expressed her shock at the barrage of hate-filled comments and messages that she received after daring to criticise the west Belfast Feile. The Belfast City Councillor took to social media on Sunday night and posted a moderate and reasoned critique of the events taking place on the […]

VIDEO: PSNI TSG unit seeks to provoke peaceful unionist bandsmen

Unionist Voice has obtained footage of unionist bandsmen being aggressively pursued by the PSNI in Coleraine as they returned from Saturday’s ABOD parade. This aggressive policing operation was filmed by a member of the public accompanying the band. It raises serious questions as to the motivation behind such aggressive and provocative policing. No such evidence gathering was […]

OPINION: Moore Holmes argues for more ‘positive unionism’

OPINION: Moore Holmes argues for more ‘positive unionism’

Those who wish to see the reunification of Ireland are pouncing upon the uncertainty of Brexit and using it to advance their dream of a 32-county state. Immediately after the majority of the British electorate voted Leave in 2016, Sinn Fein IRA and their followers intensified their efforts in trying to navigate a border poll […]

OPINION: People are sent to prison as punishment, not to be punished writes Paul Peterson

OPINION: People are sent to prison as punishment, not to be punished writes Paul Peterson

“It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones.”  Words of the revolutionary and former South African President the late Nelson Mandela, himself once incarcerated in penitentiaries, including among others […]

EDITORIAL: The myth of the ‘Glenanne Gang’ perpetuated by republican propaganda- by Jamie Bryson

EDITORIAL: The myth of the ‘Glenanne Gang’ perpetuated by republican propaganda- by Jamie Bryson

In August 2018 a new film will premier. It is directed by the son of IRA Northern commander Sean ‘Spike’ Murray, also called Sean Murray. The film purports to investigate the so called ‘Glenanne gang’. This film is based largely upon allegations made in the book Lethal Allies and interviews with a convicted murderer, John […]

OPINION: Alison Blayney writes on challenges facing the Women’s Education sector in the absence of devolved Government

OPINION:  Alison Blayney writes on challenges facing the Women’s Education sector in the absence of devolved Government

As Northern Ireland heads for what appears to be a never ending cycle with no functioning devolved Government, the women’s community education sector has never felt as vulnerable.  The usual challenges continue – the sustainability of organisations working at the coal face, with vulnerable people, who want to take the steps to improve both their and their families […]

OPINION: TUV Councillor Stephen Cooper on why the Union is here to stay

OPINION: TUV Councillor Stephen Cooper on why the Union is here to stay

Over recent weeks, there have been numerous offerings from Unionism, ranging from strategic preparation for any border poll to a general commentary on the laissez-faire attitude of the Unionist community. All of which have made valid points, albeit with a sense of uneasiness underlying their central message. Any murmurings of a divisive and unnecessary border […]

EXCLUSIVE: Rangers legend Nacho Novo speaks to Unionist Voice

EXCLUSIVE: Rangers legend Nacho Novo speaks to Unionist Voice

  Nacho Novo was recently the victim of a tirade of threatening abuse as he arrived at Belfast International Airport, the incident was recorded by the perpetrator himself, Daire Smyth from Downpatrick, and published online. I started by asking the Rangers legend how he felt about the incident. “A disgrace. It is hard to take […]

EXCLUSIVE: Kate Hoey MP on why the British Government should refuse to recognise the result of Zimbabwe election

EXCLUSIVE: Kate Hoey MP on why the British Government should refuse to recognise the result of Zimbabwe election

Kate Hoey MP is a former Government Minister, current Labour MP and Chair of the UK all-party Zimbabwe group. A strong supporter of the union, Kate is also a key member of the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee.   By Kate Hoey MP Over the last few weeks I have escaped from the doom mongers of […]