Brexit Special: The view from the North

Could a vote to leave trigger talk of a united Ireland?

19th June, 2016
UK Independence Party Leader Nigel Farage addresses the media in London last Thursday during the launch of a national poster campaign urging voters to vote to leave the EU ahead of the In/Out referendum PIc: Getty

‘People are fed up with the way the country is run, with being in the European Union,” said David Reid, leaning across the glass counter of the Ulster Souvenirs shop he runs on Belfast’s Shankill Road. A portrait of Edward Carson hangs behind his head. Across the street, faded images of hooded loyalist gunmen look down from a gable end mural.

One of his customers is just as disenchanted with EU...

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