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As an Italian-American without a single drop of Irish blood (I've had DNA tests), NI as part of the UK makes as much sense as Piedmont being part of Austria or Sicily being part of Libya.
by StillInTheWilderness on Fri Sep 18th, 2020 at 08:51:05 PM EST
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But union of North Ireland and Ireland makes Brexiteer's heads explode. In the end it will likely be the desires of the residents of North Ireland than make the decision that it makes more sense to join Ireland than to remain part of the U.K.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Fri Sep 18th, 2020 at 08:57:25 PM EST
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'that make the decision'.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Fri Sep 18th, 2020 at 08:58:16 PM EST
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The last thing the Republic needs is an economic basket case with Protestant terrorist groups added at no extra charge.

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre
by ATinNM on Sat Sep 19th, 2020 at 02:09:05 PM EST
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