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Dean Godson’s Ulster 18th November 2007

While not everyone will agree with Dean Godson’s analysis of the history of Northern Ireland (November), one cannot doubt his passion. A few years ago, when Godson and I were colleagues at the Telegraph, the comment editor found a passionate dissection of the political situation in Northern Ireland sitting on Godson’s desk. “I enjoyed your column on Northern Ireland,” the editor later told him. “That was not for publication,” an indignant Godson replied, “that was a letter to my mother!”

Simon Hogg London SW12

Taking sport seriously 29th November 2007

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