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There are two sides to the equation: the British side (mostly English side), as you mention, who is getting tired of subsidizing the Unionists and their sectarian lifestyle. Then, the efforts the Republic may have to undertake to uplift and integrate the North.

As Frank, repeatedly pointed out, the difference between the two part of the island would make even the German re-unification look like a stroll in the park. It may well happen before this decade is out, but eventually integrating Ireland will take several more decades.

by Bernard on Sun Apr 25th, 2021 at 08:46:12 PM EST
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