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Northern Ireland Would Vote Against Unity, Irish Times Reports

  • 66% in Republic said they’re in favor of a united Ireland
  • Simultaneous polls conducted north and south of border

Northern Ireland would be decisively against a united Ireland if there was a vote on the issue, according to an Ipsos opinion poll for a new research project into North-South relations and The Irish Times.

Half of people surveyed in Northern Ireland said they would vote to remain in the UK if there were to be a referendum, while 27% said they would vote to unify with the Republic of Ireland. 18% of people said they didn’t know, according to the newspaper.