Editorial: Voters reluctant to fork out for full cost of a united Ireland

Today’s Business Post/Red C poll is an indicator that support for Irish unification is not as cut and dried as it may seem

28th November, 2021
Editorial: Voters reluctant to fork out for full cost of a united Ireland
Mary Lou McDonald, the Sinn Féin leader, has been far more vocal in demanding action to advance Irish unity. Picture Fergal Phillips

The Business Post/Red C poll published today in this newspaper provides a valuable insight into the current debate on the prospects for a united Ireland.

Brexit, the demographic changes in the North, and the rise of Sinn Féin in the South have pushed this issue further up the political agenda. There is a clear majority of voters in favour of Irish reunification, and of starting to plan for it.

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