Sinn Féin’s Queen’s University Cumann hosted a packed debate on the proposition ‘A United Ireland Makes Economic Sense‘. Hundreds of students listened to and questioned speakers for and against the proposition including Sinn Féin’s Caitriona Ruane and NI21 deputy leader John McCallister as well as economists and political commentators.
Watch to hear the arguments and see the outcome of the voting!
Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness will accept an invitation to attend all events as part of the State visit.
“This decision by a confident republican leadership is in keeping with the transition that is ongoing within the island of Ireland and between Ireland, including the North, and Britain“.
” As a Protestant I have no need or desire” to meet the Pope and described last week’s Belfast City Council motion inviting the pontiff as a “fanciful… political stunt on the part of the SDLP”.
Query: Was this decision by First Minister Peter Robinson made in full awareness of the transition that is ongoing within the island of Ireland and between Ireland, including the North, and Britain?