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Brexit and Sinn Fein’s success boost talk of Irish unification

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The possibility of a referendum on a united Ireland is enshrined in the Good Friday agreement. But unification would not be an easy process
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Brexit and Sinn Fein’s success boost talk of Irish unification

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