Friday September 18, 2020

An insight into who wants a United Ireland - and who does not

A United Ireland was never off the political agenda. But Brexit has moved it up a notch.

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

2nd November, 2016

Taoiseach Enda Kenny declared after the Brexit result that the EU had to be ready for a united Ireland.

One of his potential successors, Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar, has also said that he shares Kenny’s belief in a United Ireland at some point in the future.

And Fianna Fáil leader Micheal Martin has said that he hopes the Brexit vote will eventually lead to a referendum on a United Ireland. It is...

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