As those in favour of Irish unity grow in numbers, the stars move closer to aligning

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Photo: Reuters

Martina Devlin

As hair and beauty salons, barber shops and outdoor attractions reopen north of the Border, shaggy-haired residents of the Republic are looking with envy at lockdown divergence between the jurisdictions, although catch-up will happen. But on the unity question, the two parts of this island are already moving into closer convergence.