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  • Mar 16, 2012
  • 12:19 PM

Irish language on St Patrick's Day parade flag prompts unionist boycott

Lesley-Anne McKeown / Belfast Telegraph
Jim Wells, DUP MLA for South Down attended the carnival last year, but will not be there this Saturday in protest over the use of Irish. “I most certainly will not be attending the parade,” he said. “It is my personal protest against the adoption of Irish language on the flag. I believe this is a highly retrograde step...

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