In the historic 1918 Election Sinn Féin achieved 476,087 votes. That was in the immediate aftermath of the 1916 Rising.
This year they surpassed that with 483,113.( But do factor in population changes )
Meanwhile DAY 445 as the Orange Order attempt to walk ( home?) past Ardoyne
Lots of convincing arguments there for maintaining the Union!!
Same old, same old
After Scotland voted to maintain the Union
We even saw Rule Britannia being proposed, together with Nazi-style salutes –
past history style – Didn’t the Allies fight the Nazis ? Once, long ago, before you and I were born?
Didn’t Britannia rule the waves?Once, long ago, before you and I were born?
Now Britannia just waives the rules
What do the voting patterns for Sinn Fein and Scottish Independence mean?