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UK’s Brexit vote makes united Ireland suddenly thinkable

Protestant unionists are queuing for Irish passports in Belfast and once quiet Catholic nationalists are openly campaigning for a united Ireland, signaling deep shifts in the United Kingdom’s most troubled province since Britain voted to leave the EU.

Eighteen years after a peace deal ended decades of fighting between mainly Catholic nationalists who favor a united Ireland and mainly Protestant unionists who favor remaining part of the United Kingdom, Britain’s Brexit vote is making people on both sides of the divide in Northern Ireland think the unthinkable…

Source: UK’s Brexit vote makes united Ireland suddenly thinkable – EUROPE

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