EDITORIAL: ‘Bag-gate’ neatly undermines nationalism’s own more extreme grievance narratives

EDITORIAL: ‘Bag-gate’ neatly undermines nationalism’s own more extreme grievance narratives

By Jamie Bryson On Sunday night I quite deliberately tweeted an image of a green, white and orange plastic bag being used by JD Sports. It is not simply colours as part of a wider design- like a Tesco bag- rather it looks identical to an Irish flag with 3 equally divided dominant colours.  Making no comment […]

NEWS: Cliftonville’s newest signing suggested members of the Orange Order should be shot

NEWS: Cliftonville’s newest signing suggested members of the Orange Order should be shot

Cliftonville Football Club’s newest signing Joe Gorman was at the centre of a 2014 Police probe after he suggested on social media that members of the Orange Order should be shot. The then Inverness player was suspended by the club after his tweet, following a documentary into the disputed Crumlin Road 12th July parade, which […]

EDITORIAL: New Years message from Unionist Voice

EDITORIAL: New Years message from Unionist Voice

By Jamie Bryson Let me begin by thanking everyone that has supported, engaged with and contributed to Unionist Voice over 2018. It has been an exciting year for the platform with many news stories breaking on the site, a vast range of opinion pieces and articles by high profile figures and the launching of our […]

EXCLUSIVE: IRA men- including suspected informer- plan to take legal action to prevent their DNA being taken by Op Kenova

EXCLUSIVE: IRA men- including suspected informer- plan to take legal action to prevent their DNA being taken by Op Kenova

By Jamie Bryson IRA members interviewed by Operation Kenova are planning to launch legal action to prevent their DNA being taken as part of the investigation. They are set to argue that anyone that has attended voluntarily and refused to provide a DNA sample should not then be arrested simply due to their failure to […]

Analysis: Outrageous attempt by nationalist legacy activists to once again target Mr Justice McCloskey

Analysis: Outrageous attempt by nationalist legacy activists to once again target Mr Justice McCloskey

By Jamie Bryson In a remarkable coincidence I happened to find that Mr Justice McCloskey had unilaterally decided to list my ongoing Judicial Review case against the unlawful actions of the PSNI and SIA on the same morning as the application by Fine Point films, the company behind the controversial Loughinisland film. By virtue of […]

EXCLUSIVE: Loyalist refutes “malicious” allegations published in Sunday World

Loyalist Willie Young has told Unionist Voice that he is has felt “compelled to respond” after a Sunday World article published today (16th December) made a number of allegations against him, including that he was a ‘tout’. The article alleged that Mr Young had been ejected from a pub in east Belfast and further went […]

SPORT: East Belfast FC secure their place in Christmas Day’s Toals Steele and Sons Cup final

SPORT: East Belfast FC secure their place in Christmas Day’s Toals Steele and Sons Cup final

East Belfast FC progressed to the Steele and Sons Cup final after a historic victory at Seaview last night. A Danny McKee goal late in the game was enough to see Stephen Matthew’s NAFL Premier Division side book their place in the showpiece final on Christmas Day. On a cold night at Seaview over 1,000 […]

NEWS: East Belfast FC requests that Unionist parties support a political declaration condemning demolition of their community hub

NEWS: East Belfast FC requests that Unionist parties support a political declaration condemning demolition of their community hub

East Belfast Football Club have released a statement in the wake of last weeks invasion of their football club by masked men. The statement calls on unionist elected representatives to indicate their support for a political declaration which slams the actions of Belfast City Council, reaffirms that no unionist political representatives were consulted about the plans […]

WATCH: East Belfast FC protest against the invasion of their sporting club by masked men

WATCH: East Belfast FC protest against the invasion of their sporting club by masked men

On Saturday East Belfast FC organised a protest in response to masked men, aided by the PSNI, invading their facilities in order to demolish a children’s community hub, earmarked for mental health provision and educational workshops for the local community. The appalling actions of Belfast City Council has drawn anger from right across the local […]

Editorial: East Belfast ‘hub’ row exposes the institutionalised sectarianism directed at the unionist community

Editorial: East Belfast ‘hub’ row exposes the institutionalised sectarianism directed at the unionist community

By Jamie Bryson   “Horrified”. That is how Labour MP Kate Hoey described the news of masked contractors invading a community sports facility in East Belfast to tear down a self-funded hub, designed to provide education and mental health provision for young people, many of whom come from areas of social deprivation. That was bad […]

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