Statement on the death of Lord Trimble

The Most Revd John McDowell, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, has made the following statement on the death of Lord Trimble:

‘The death of Lord Trimble has removed one of the major figures in the political life of Northern Ireland and of these islands. In an age where leadership has become thinned out and almost paralysed by slavish attention to shifting opinion, David Trimble represented a different sort of politician.

Although unshakeable in his allegiance to the Union, he was one of the first unionist leaders for whom the word “agreement” had positive moral, social and…

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