Jul 14, 2022 • 22M

The images that shame Loyalism

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At a bonfire in Carrickfergus, effigies of three female politicians were hung from a bonfire were children were playing and crowds cheered as they were burned. 

One of the three – Naomi Long leader of the non sectarian Alliance party – said she felt physically sick after seeing pictures of the fire.

Sinn Fein politician Gary McCleave said his youngsters asked why daddy is on a bonfire after his poster was placed ready for burning in Belfast.

John Kyle is councillor in the working class Titanic district on Belfast City Council and, while fiercely condemning these incidents, offers a moderate Unionist perspective.

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