Royal Hillsborough designation is a typical sop to unionists for a sell out

A letter from AC Thompson:

Friday, 4th June 2021, 11:13 pm
Letter to the editor

Unionists should not get excited over Hillsborough being re-designated as Royal Hillsborough as it is clearly a sop by the government as compensation for the NI Protocol.

I am always suspicious of a Royal visit, a gesture such as Hillsborough or Lisburn and Newry designated as cities. You can be sure it’s part of a trade-off or before or immediately after a sell out.

It is laughable but people seem to fall for it every time.

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AC Thompson, Dungannon

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