I went to Northern Ireland in October because my boyfriend Adrien was writing a story about the consequences of Brexit. Perhaps unsurprisingly they have made it a sectarian issue. Unionists campaigned to “Leave”; Republicans to “Remain.”
“Why haven’t they taken down the wall?” I asked our driver on a taxi tour of the murals in Belfast. He had kept saying that it was different now, troubles in the past.
“That’s what we ask!” But, nevertheless, the Peace Wall, an ugly edifice of concrete, iron and chain-link, stands. People have written peace messages all…
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