CNI PRESS WATCH – As Brexit looms it suits the south to talk of reunification

Well, now. Whooping and cheering happened behind doors here and there but cavalcades did not fill the streets….Nationalists, it has been generally agreed, should shun triumphalism and be sensitive to unionists, struggling to adjust to losing their Stormont majority after almost a century. And yet up the road from Dublin, instead of the usual delicacy about unionist feelings, comes talk of planning for reunification. That’s Micheal Martin’s promised White Paper, swift on the heels of the Taoiseach across the wide Atlantic all but promising a vote for the presidency – to that trendy phenomenon the ‘diaspora’, and the Irish in the north, writes Fionnuala O’ Connor in The Irish News. Click here – CNI -Press Watch – March 15.2