Why Sinn Féin should vote on a customs union

The kind of Brexit being pursued now by the Tory government is hugely hostile to Irish interests - and like it or not, Sinn Féin is the only party in a position to do something about it

18th March, 2018

It would be easy to have some fun at Sinn Féin’s refusal to even consider taking its seats at Westminster as Brexit threatens Irish prosperity, the Good Friday Agreement and by extension the peace process. After all, there have been other sacred cows slaughtered and Rubicons crossed before. Sinn Féin representatives now sit in Stormont and the Dáil despite previous fatwas against doing so. The IRA killed nearly 1,700 people without a by-your-leave for a...

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