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How Brexit became Northern Ireland’s second constitutional question

A new Remain pact shows anger at the DUP—and concern over Brexit's impact in Northern Ireland—has reached new heights

By Siobhán Fenton  

DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds and DUP Leader Arlene Foster in Downing Street, London, after the Prime Minister after Brexit talks with Theresa May. Photo: PA

In Northern Ireland, election results can often seem like a foregone conclusion before the first pen strikes the first ballot paper. As the region’s constitutional status is highly contested, many people will vote purely based on the question of whether they support Northern Ireland remaining in the UK or joining a united Ireland. While many other political issues and spats may be raised…

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