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Sinn Fein seeks Irish reunification vote as Britain votes for Brexit

Martin McGuinness says result intensifies case for referendum

24th June, 2016

Sinn Fein has called for a referendum on Irish reunification as Britain voted to quit the European Union after more than four decades.

Northern Ireland's first minister Martin McGuinness said "the result intensifies the case" for a vote on Irish unity.

The border has largely melted away with the end of violence in the North but new restrictions may have to be reintroduced after a Brexit, Taoiseach Enda Kenny said before the vote. The government...

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