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Alex Kane: With a border poll likely in the next decade, unionism is drifting into a perfect storm

A road sign for Customs and Excise close to the border between Northern Ireland and Republic just outside Newry. Picture by Liam McBurney/PA
For most of the first 60 years or so of partition unionism had a valuable card in its deck: the Republic looked like a political/economic minnow, with no appeal whatsoever to an emerging demographic o[...]

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