Geoff Martin points out that the idea of a ‘United Ireland’ may be just that; unionists fail to discuss the logistics of a union, and there would be implications for the ambition of a ‘Global Britain’.
Author: Geoff Martin
Geoff spent his youth near the Northern Irish border town of Newry. Later he was the inaugural head of the European Commission in the North of Ireland, then the EU representative in the UK and a visiting professor at the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, University of Leeds. He has advised the Commonwealth secretary general on strategic relationships worldwide.
Geoff Martin was the inaugural head of the European Commission in the North of Ireland and has advised the Commonwealth on strategic relationships worldwide. Here he looks at what Brexit will mean for the island of Ireland, and the potential collective future for Celtic nations post-Brexit.