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Editor's Viewpoint: We're all at sea over plans for bridge link to Scotland


Mark Brookes

There is clearly an urgent need for a bridge over troubled waters, as people make claims and counter-claims for the most suitable link between Northern Ireland and Scotland.

Some people want a bridge between the Mull of Kintyre and Co Antrim, while others suggest linking Portpatrick to Bangor or even Larne.

Now others are weighing in with claims for Donaghadee, which resurrects ancient rivalries between the local ports.

People would be out of their depth to assume that there is a simple solution, and at the moment the various competitors seem all at sea while the strong currents of opinion ebb and flow.

Belfast Telegraph