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Irish reunification could be a reality

With the difficulty created by the partitioning of Ireland now compounded by the desire of some of the British to leave the European Union and an election for the British as presently they are defined, approaching, it is a matter of concern that the people of the British Isles as a whole have no knowledge of a proposal for resolving the difficulty that, for a number of years, no government of any persuasion throughout the islands has offered any resistance to.

The proposal is based on the European model for a union of countries and is designed to include all the Irish. It is for a Federal Republic of the British Isles, with an Irish presidency to initiate what would become a presidency that would rotate between each nation.

Should the proposal gain the acceptance of those for whom it is intended, there could be no better time for the reunification of Ireland as part of a settlement for the islands as a whole than the centenary in 2021/22 of Irish partition.

RICHARD EDE

Liverpool

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