Unionist


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Unionist

1. 
a. (before 1920) a supporter of the union of all Ireland and Great Britain
b. (since 1920) a supporter of union between Britain and Northern Ireland
2. a supporter of the US federal Union, esp during the Civil War
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Instead, she relegated the Tory brand to the small-print, pushing instead the Unionist identity and herself.
Fianna Fail Senator Mark Daly was behind the report, titled Unionist Concerns And Fears Of A United Ireland.
The Unionist alliance was not only in economic fields but also narrowly based on class interests.
The newly formed alliance of the Democratic Unionists Party's splinter factions called to protest, for the 4th time the government economic austerity measures after three other demonstrations le 16-17 and 31 January in different areas of Khartoum state.
To get attention to the needs of Wales - threaten the Unionist parties!
The DUP leader also faces a threat from a combined Ulster Unionist and Conservative Party electoral ticket advocating closer ties with London.
The changes in the electoral map were even more dramatic within unionist politics, where the DUP claimed victory over the Ulster Unionist Party (hereafter UUP), a result that certainly reinforced its claim to be the true voice of Ulster unionism.
The Ulster Unionist Party as a brand name has considerable voter loyalty regardless of divisions and changes of policy going back as far as 1969 and the pro and anti O'Neill disputes.
Democratic Unionist leader the Rev Ian Paisley claimed the Good Friday Agreement had ``totally failed''.
As Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams prepared to discuss efforts to revive devolution at Stormont, Trimble defiantly told an Ulster Unionist branch that republicans would have to wait very long to see their dream of an end to British rule fulfilled.
Democratic Unionist leader Paisley said the arrest of a Sinn Fein official on spying charges vindicated the lack of belief his party held in the Good Friday agreement from the start.