If only nationalists had accepted NI, as Protestants did Ireland

If nationalists had accepted Northern Ireland, as Protestants did the Republic, unionists would have more empathy with their situation
If nationalists had accepted Northern Ireland, as Protestants did the Republic, unionists would have more empathy with their situation

Not for the first time Malachy Scott (‘British sovereignty over the Irish is the real issue,’ June 5) spouts the same old theme regarding British sovereignty over Irish people in Northern Ireland and asks the question; how would loyalists react to Irish sovereignty over unionists?

Like their co-religionists following partition in the South they would accept it and settle down to become good loyal citizens of the state.

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Perhaps if nationalists had behaved likewise in the North, unionists would have had a lot more empathy with their situation.

AC Thompson, Dungannon