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Poll: Only 17 Percent in Northern Ireland Would Vote For a United Ireland

Sinn Fein’s proposal for a Border vote on a United Ireland would end in rejection according to a new opinion poll with only 17 per cent in favor.

Party leader Gerry Adams is keen for the vote on Northern Ireland’s future to be held as soon as possible.

Provision for the poll on a United Ireland is included in the Good Friday agreement.

Source: Irish Central. Read full article. (link)

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  • Brian from Texas||

    Of course the Protestants in the North don't want any part of the rest of Ireland. That country is a Catholic version of Saudi Arabia, and that scares the shit out of N. Ireland's Protestant majority, and rightly so.

  • Rights-Minimalist Autocrat||

    At least it has booze and pork, which puts it pretty far ahead of Saudi Arabia.

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