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Finucane: People of Ireland shouldn't be 'collateral damage' in Brexit process


Sinn Fein MP John Finucane says that the people of Ireland shouldn't be 'collateral damagage' in Brexit process - something that is an 'English nationalist project'. Finucane said Brexit has “changed forever” the debate around a united Ireland as he urged Dublin to prepare the ground for a border poll. Mr Finucane, who unseated the DUP’s Westminster leader, Nigel Dodds, in Belfast North at the general election, said the debate around a border poll was now “mainstream”. But he added that any move towards a vote should be conducted in a calm and measured way, avoiding what he said were the mistakes of the Brexit referendum.

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