Storey funeral fallout: Executive safe for now but things could turn toxic

Irish Times | Jul 2, 2020 at 7:41 PM
  • Once again Stormont is in crisis mode.
  • The leaders of the DUP, the SDLP, the Unionist Party and Alliance want Sinn Féin Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill to temporarily step aside pending an investigation into her attendance at Bobby Storey’s funeral on Tuesday.
  • The point was also made that SDLP and DUP politicians did not attend the recent funerals of, respectively, SDLP Assembly member John Dallat, and of the fathers of Jeffrey Donaldson and Edwin Poots.