David Trimble

Northern Irish politician

William David Trimble, Baron Trimble, PC (15 October 1944 – 25 July 2022) was a Northern Irish politician who was the first First Minister of Northern Ireland from 1998 to 2002, and the leader of the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) from 1995 to 2005.

David Trimble (2007)


  • The dark shadow we seem to see in the distance is not really a mountain ahead, but the shadow of the mountain behind - a shadow from the past thrown forward into our future. It is a dark sludge of historical sectarianism. We can leave it behind us if we wish.
  • One of the great curses of this world is the human rights industry. They justify terrorist acts and end up being complicit in the murder of innocent victims.

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