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A new Stormont election looms large – and it seems as though a united Ireland could too

Martina Devlin


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Actor James Nesbitt delivers the keynote address at Ireland's Future event in Dublin. Photo: Niall Carson/PA

Actor James Nesbitt delivers the keynote address at Ireland's Future event in Dublin. Photo: Niall Carson/PA

Actor James Nesbitt delivers the keynote address at Ireland's Future event in Dublin. Photo: Niall Carson/PA

An election is a way of telling whether the powers that be are the powers they ought to be, because how they react to the message from voters is instructive.

Are they led by the people, or do they go their own merry way? And so to another imminent Stormont election, due to be announced in weeks, when the most put-upon electorate in Western Europe will be invited to go to the polls again.


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