Should Northern Ireland be re-partitioned?

Niall996

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Six out of twenty MLAs elected in Belfast identify as 'Unionist'. Where would the capital of a repartitioned NI be?
It wouldn't be Northern Ireland anymore. The biggest city up in that part of the world could end up being Sligo!
 


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One advantage of repartition would be the reintegration of Donegal back into the fold. It's always beeen a little isolated,
 

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Watching yesterday's events unfold, one is left to wonder whether the gulf in NI politics has widened to the point of irretrievability. Stormont is rapidly approaching the first anniversary of its prorogation, with little or no prospect on the immediate horizon of the stalemate being bridged, fewer than 5% of NI children are enrolled in integrated education, and there are more "peace walls" erected at present than there were at any point during the Troubles. The GE results were notable for the stark demographic and geographic contrast, and if as appears, both communities are becoming more, rather than less partisan, making the functioning of institutions impossible, is a re-partitioning of NI along constitutency lines becoming imperative?
The last SF minster for education did everything he could to obstruct Integrated education .....

People are generally getting on a lot better than during the troubles.
Only shít-stirrers like SF/IRA can deny that but then they would, wouldn't they?
 

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Watching yesterday's events unfold, one is left to wonder whether the gulf in NI politics has widened to the point of irretrievability. Stormont is rapidly approaching the first anniversary of its prorogation, with little or no prospect on the immediate horizon of the stalemate being bridged, fewer than 5% of NI children are enrolled in integrated education, and there are more "peace walls" erected at present than there were at any point during the Troubles. The GE results were notable for the stark demographic and geographic contrast, and if as appears, both communities are becoming more, rather than less partisan, making the functioning of institutions impossible, is a re-partitioning of NI along constitutency lines becoming imperative?
Ideally, yes. But it isn't feasible, and isn't likely ever to be feasible.
 

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The last SF minster for education did everything he could to obstruct Integrated education .....

People are generally getting on a lot better than during the troubles.
Only shít-stirrers like SF/IRA can deny that but then they would, wouldn't they?
If we only had a few more Arlene Foster's on both sides then what a grand place it would be.
 

Mick Mac

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Ideally, yes. But it isn't feasible, and isn't likely ever to be feasible.
No, it could never be feasible since a repartitioning would run the risk of round 2 of the apartheid state.
 

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Tyrone,Fermanagh,Armagh and Derry all have clear CNR majorities and So also has South Down.That leaves Antrim and North Down for the PULs.
Problem is Belfast also has a clear CNR majority.
 

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Yes! Yes! Yes! At last an OP who agrees with me. Let's partition the 6 and after that who cares about a hard border.
Along what lines, no wonder the DUP wants a HB, at the moment they do not have any MP's along the border so the 10 costituencies which voted for DUP stay in the UK while the 10 who voted SF join the ROI
 

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uz dont wonder about yez at all actually ,as for stupidity my dear bridges :roll:
Says thon ballix after accepting being a mexicant, duh, next...
 

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Tyrone,Fermanagh,Armagh and Derry all have clear CNR majorities and So also has South Down.That leaves Antrim and North Down for the PULs.
Problem is Belfast also has a clear CNR majority.
Sadly for you, your sectarian view doesn't translate to votes for Unification - the Gerry Kelly approach ..... Many C(N)R would be every loathe to leave the UK and the NHS - which is why Gerry promised that a SF Ireland would have a 32 County NHS ..... Jackanory, Jackanory, Jackanory
 

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this thread is short of badly drawn maps of the new border.

Any one care to provide us with look at the future,
 

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Sadly for you, your sectarian view doesn't translate to votes for Unification - the Gerry Kelly approach ..... Many C(N)R would be every loathe to leave the UK and the NHS - which is why Gerry promised that a SF Ireland would have a 32 County NHS ..... Jackanory, Jackanory, Jackanory
your starting to rant cruimh/iv , mask is slipping pet try to calm the inner bigot
 

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Sadly for you, your sectarian view doesn't translate to votes for Unification - the Gerry Kelly approach ..... Many C(N)R would be every loathe to leave the UK and the NHS - which is why Gerry promised that a SF Ireland would have a 32 County NHS ..... Jackanory, Jackanory, Jackanory
After the DUP rejecting the best of both worlds agreement yesterday, a sectarian view will not be required to translate votes for unification.

This plays well to Arlene's core constituency - no doubt - but the 'middle ground' are far from impressed. And the middle ground is where it will all be at.
 

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It's irrelevant that some parts of the UK - whether they be Scotland, Northern Ireland
or London - had a majority who voted to Remain in the EU.

It was a *UK-wide* referendum.

A majority of UK voters voted to Leave the EU. End of.

- Julia Hartley-Brewer.
 


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