'Union is SECURE!' Former Taoiseach rejects claims hard Brexit to lead to UNITED Ireland

FORMER Irish Prime Minister John Bruton rejected claims suggesting a hard Brexit would make a referendum to unite Ireland and Northern Ireland "more likely."

Mr Bruton dismissed the claims insisting the "union is secure" after Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley suggested a hard Brexit could cause a break in the United Kingdom. Ms Bradley reportedly warned leaving the European Union without a deal could fuel calls for a referendum on the unification of Ireland. But Mr Bruton said he could not foresee a majority of Northern Irish citizens rallying for a vote "in the near future."

Commenting on the alleged warning from the Northern...
source: Express

2019-01-12 20:08
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