Tuesday January 28, 2020

Brexit is changing the face of politics in the North

In the face of a possible British crash-out, the new civic nationalist movement is attracting Protestant as well as Catholic support

10th March, 2019
Joe Brolly is one of two leading GAA figures in the North who support the campaign for a border poll Pic: Fergal Phillips

Brexit knows no parameters. The prospect of the GAA in Ulster supporting a border poll in the aftermath of Brexit has now surfaced.

Armagh’s Jarleth Burns suggested on radio that were there to be a border poll, the GAA should publicly declare its support for a united Ireland. Derry’s Joe Brolly, following up, went even further and called on the GAA to support the campaign for a border poll.

Both men...

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