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Head to head: Highlighting high Covid rates not sectarian, says Nelson McCausland ... debate perilous to health, responds Tom Kelly

After accusations the DUP’s Minister for Agriculture Edwin Poots linked the spread of coronavirus in Northern Ireland to religion, two writers give their views on the controversy

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Cases: The rates of coronavirus have been particularly high in the Maiden City

Cases: The rates of coronavirus have been particularly high in the Maiden City

Cases: The rates of coronavirus have been particularly high in the Maiden City

After accusations the DUP’s Minister for Agriculture Edwin Poots linked the spread of coronavirus in Northern Ireland to religion, two writers give their views on the controversy

Tom Kelly: To open up such a debate in a pandemic is perilous to health

Jaundiced views don't help when we're fighting a common threat

Many moons ago, as a political intern in Washington DC, my two best American friends were Jewish: one from California and the other from New Jersey. One night whilst availing of a few beers, they asked me about all of this division in Northern Ireland.


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