Susan O’Keeffe: Harry and Meghan and their potential effect on the Irish border

At just 100 years, the border is a mere baby in comparison to the British royal family, but its existence is just as contentious

11th March, 2021
Susan O’Keeffe: Harry and Meghan and their potential effect on the Irish border
Harry and Meghan during their calm and choreographed interview with Oprah

Ireland may be a royal-free country but we shouldn’t ignore the royal story of the year unfolding in the UK. There are no constitutional ramifications for us from the Harry and Meghan interview, but there are lessons – big lessons – to be taken for the battle royale coming down our own track: the potential dismantling of the Northern Ireland border.

The first lesson is that systems, no matter their power, can be...

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