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And yet many, although by no means all, Northern Unionists were happy enough to ditch that shared citizenship ....
[As I expect you are aware], some "signifcant" unionists (strangely) recognised the value of continued EU citizenship in 2016, despite campaiging for 'Leave'.
Apply for Irish passport if you can, advises DUP MP Ian Paisley
Pity about their subsequent actions and of their friends.
Most are uncomfortably aware that the south is thriving economically while the North is stagnating, and that their favourite stereotyping of the south as a priest ridden papal fiefdom is increasingly out of date. But never let the facts get in the way of a good slogan or a bit of "other bashing". Brexiteer bashing of the EU is very tame by comparison.
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