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Sinn Féin's landmark election win in Northern Ireland explained

Thursday 12th May 2022 | Eileen Corcoran | R1 News Manager | eileen@r1.co.nz
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Irish nationalist party Sinn Féin made history over the weekend as they became the first nationalist party to win a majority in the Northern Irish general election, moving the possibility of a unified Ireland into previously unexplored territory. Sonja Tiernan, co-director of the University of Otago's Centre for Irish and Scottish Studies, speaks to R1 News about what Sinn Féin's win means for Northern Ireland and the potential of a unified Ireland in the near future.