Sinn Fein is capitalizing on the electoral results to push for its long-coveted goal of full independence from Britain to create a united Ireland.
In the past four years there has been much debate concerning the pros and cons of Brexit, and not all discussion was courteous or constructive.
Political figures have taken advantage of a mess of their own making and now we have Brexit. It will not bring back good quality, well-paid working-class jobs.
Friday’s “ending” is as murky as the rest of Brexit has been — a combination of a lot of talk and no apparent impact nearly four years since the vote that sent European politics into turmoil.