Friday 20 April 2018

Kenny opens up Pandora's Box on North that could have seismic effect

Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the MacGill Summer School in Glenties. Photo: North West Newspix
Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the MacGill Summer School in Glenties. Photo: North West Newspix
Niall O'Connor

Niall O'Connor

Taoiseach Enda Kenny chose the picturesque surroundings of Glenties to set in train a process that may eventually lead to one of the most defining moments in Irish history.

The choice of location is quite fitting given that Donegal shares a border with Derry that, as a result of Brexit, could once again be policed by soldiers in the near future.

Indeed, many of those present for Mr Kenny's speech yesterday in the Highlands Hotel yesterday have told their fears of a return to the dark old days when a hard border was in place.

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