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For a more detailed discussion of the political and historical issues around the commemoration, see here.

One would hardly expect the Queen to attend a celebration of the Chinese take-over of Hong Kong, so why expect President Higgins to attend a celebration of continued British rule in Northern Ireland?

His absence will generate far more publicity for the event than his presence ever would, and perhaps it will also demonstrate to the DUP that failing to operate the structures of the Good Friday Agreement has consequences...

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