Michael McDowell: There is no sudden, post-Brexit clamour for unification in the North

Michael McDowell: There is no sudden, post-Brexit clamour for unification in the North
I think Northern Ireland will stay in Britain and not join up to become a 32 county republic Pic: Shutterstock

Trust and respect are the basic building blocks of partnership on this island

As someone who is by conviction a republican and aspires to live in a united Ireland, I have to say that I have found the sudden outbreak of “unification” chatter in the aftermath of Brexit a bit far-fetched and, alas, counter-productive.

There is absolutely nothing apart from the grossest wishful thinking to suggest that the decision to leave the EU betokens a present desire among the majority of people in Northern Ireland to leave the...

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