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I already answered that question earlier on. Of course I want a unified Ireland.

Again, putting words in my mouth. You engage in bad faith, it is not endearing
Wired is just teasing you.

Whereas I am genuinely annoyed at the fact that I can't wear my tartan miniskirt in Belfast without getting major hassle from the republican
nationalists. :whip:
The orange lot only come after me when they see my tartan microskirt.
Or on a Sunday.
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(Original post by londonmyst)
Wired is just teasing you.

Whereas I am genuinely annoyed at the fact that I can't wear my tartan miniskirt in Belfast without getting major hassle from the republican
nationalists. :whip:
The orange lot only come after me when they see my tartan microskirt.
Or on a Sunday.
:laugh:

I have my own experiences with the Lodge in Liverpool, but it doesn't involve skirts! :laugh;
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(Original post by Quady)
Alba independence
Yep United Ireland is something I can get behind
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(Original post by gjd800)
I already answered that question earlier on. Of course I want a unified Ireland.

Again, putting words in my mouth. You engage in bad faith, it is not endearing
Jk. I do not engage in bad faith. I am interested in the view.

The welfare of UK nationals of Northern Irish background, who hold unionist views is important to us in the UK.
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(Original post by gjd800)
:laugh:

I have my own experiences with the Lodge in Liverpool, but it doesn't involve skirts! :laugh;
Were they trying to abduct your dogs from the pavement, as part of an sinister attempt to pass them off as orangemen and boost membership numbers?
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(Original post by londonmyst)
No.
I don't think that there is much enthusiasm for it within Northern Ireland or Britain as a whole.
Within fringe circles there have always been dissident movements and hardcore revolutionaries with an aggressive separatist agenda.
Even within the fringes of the unionist loyalist side talking about an independent ulster where two counties are dumped upon the Republic of Ireland.

That said, there is a lot of anger and social tension within mainstream circles in NI that trouble-making elements are trying to exploit for their own ends.
Nationalism & religion have long been the main and most effective propaganda tools.
Attempting to weaponize issues like: changes to NIs abortion laws, introduction of civil partnerships & gay marriage, brexit, annual loyalist parades and heritage/language teaching in schools.
Interesting. Is there any way to reduce the tension?
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Are u northern irish?
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(Original post by Wired_1800)
Are u northern irish?
Nope, english
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(Original post by londonmyst)
No.
I don't think that there is much enthusiasm for it within Northern Ireland or Britain as a whole.
Within fringe circles there have always been dissident movements and hardcore revolutionaries with an aggressive separatist agenda.
Even within the fringes of the unionist loyalist side talking about an independent ulster where two counties are dumped upon the Republic of Ireland.

That said, there is a lot of anger and social tension within mainstream circles in NI that trouble-making elements are trying to exploit for their own ends.
Nationalism & religion have long been the main and most effective propaganda tools.
Attempting to weaponize issues like: changes to NIs abortion laws, introduction of civil partnerships & gay marriage, brexit, annual loyalist parades and heritage/language teaching in schools.
I'd say the fact that there is a nationalist plurality (for the first time) in the north of Ireland shows that there is some apetite for it.
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The only way it's a fresh beginning is if we dump this government in the sea tomorrow morning. You're about to learn first hand what we've been telling you for years - the problems this country faces are home made and perpetuated by a succession of poor governments. The EU is far from perfect, it's far too attached to neoliberalism as an ideology and as a result happily enforces the development of a stark wealth gap and the destruction of communities being choked by the "invisible hand of the free market", but you're a fool if you don't think that the UK has been a major driver of that ideology through Thatcher and her acolytes like Blair and Cameron. There will be no great improvements, because the root issue is still there - you'll never "make Britain great again" or whatever your slogan will be until you recognise your actual enemy and yeet the billionaires into the sun where they belong
Take yourself and your socialism and go away. You and Labour lost this election. Please leave.
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Why do you want northern ireland to leave a strong and stable Union?
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Happy Brexit day.
We are gone.
ye ive only read the title
but **** off
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Why do you want northern ireland to leave a strong and stable Union?
It gives us nothing that we don't already have in Scotland and costs us a fortune in NHS that could be better spent on the mainland. On top of that it gives us terrorism, anti-abortionist and homophobic ideology stuck in the 1970's. Get rid of it
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They add to the diversity of our nation.
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They add to the diversity of our nation.
Waste of money; I hope one day the RoI takes back the land and people that is rightfully theirs. NI is a burden to the UK
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But then the Union Jack won't look as cool
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But then the Union Jack won't look as cool
We could replace the lost parts by integrating the welsh dragon somehow. There's nothing cooler than a dragon
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Now that is a flag and a half
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Now that is a flag and a half
Much more of an improvement, don't you think? Wouldn't the red saltire of St Patrick be removed though?
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Yeah but I wasn't bothered enough to do that It could be the red from the welsh flag no?
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