Sinn Féin’s shocking success in Ireland’s general election reflects several factors, from years of austerity to Brexit, which unlocked the Pandora’s box of Irish reunification. If the long-shunned nationalists finds their way into government, a referendum on reunification with Northern Ireland will be only a matter of time.
Bill Emmott is a former editor-in-chief of The Economist.
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) aiming to strengthen the science, technology and innovation (STI) cooperation between China and Ireland was signed here on Monday.
Despite their unequivocal Europeanism, the Irish have been serially mistreated by the European Union.