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Brexit: Alex Kane argues that things will get back to normal fairly soon
On May 23, 1998, I talked to a number of key players from the Yes and No camps in the Good Friday Agreement referendum campaign and asked them what they expected Northern Ireland to look like in ten and twenty years time. Looking back over those notes it was pretty clear that both sides were mostly wrong on most of their predictions. SDLP/UUP/Alliance thought that the DUP and Sinn Féin would, “almost certainly be marginalised, maybe even electorally irrelevant within a decade.” One very senior DUP member, almost in tears, told me, “let me be totally honest, Alex, Tr[...]

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