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Peter could have told people first

I still can't accept Peter Robinson told a newspaper - however reputable - that he was retiring and didn't do so in an address to his people.

A few sentences to praise our good qualities, reprove our foibles and finish with "How's about ye?"

I would suggest he also quote our "Ulster" poet John Hewitt, our "Irish" poet Seamus Heaney, or - better still - the words of "Scottish" poet Rabbie Burns:

We clamb the hill thegither;

And mony a cantie day, folk,

We've had wi' ane anither.


Dungannon, Co Tyrone

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