Ireland needs to go for a Fixit rather than a Brexit

Ireland needs to go for a Fixit rather than a Brexit
Stormont, seat of the Northern Ireland Assembly

Fianna Fáil border TD Declan Breathnach describes how a nasty encounter at Belfast Airport underlines the fragility of the peace process

On the day after the UK and Northern Ireland election results came in, I was standing at a kiosk in Belfast airport buying a bottle of water and a few newspapers for my flight. “Scumbag”, the man standing next to me muttered under his breath. And once more for effect, “scumbag”, he said again, a bit louder this time and directed at me, before turning on his heel and marching off.

Completely shocked at the...

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