John Walsh: Demand for removal of NI protocol is a battle unionists will not win

The EU is strong, Brexit is a disaster and most Northern young people are no longer identity voters: unionists need to wake up to these new realities

All unionist parties and loyalist groups have made the removal of the protocol a red line ahead of the assembly elections. If they stick rigidly to this position, it will ultimately weaken the ties that bind the union. Picture: Declan Roughan/Press Eye