North should prepare for united Ireland possibility - ex-DUP leader

‘I don’t expect my own house to burn down but I still insure it because it could happen’

Former NI first minister Peter Robinson told   the MacGill Summer School in Glenties that the Republic’s relationship with the North  will never be the same again after Brexit. Photograph: North West Nespix

Former NI first minister Peter Robinson told the MacGill Summer School in Glenties that the Republic’s relationship with the North will never be the same again after Brexit. Photograph: North West Nespix

Former Northern Ireland first minister Peter Robinson believes the North should prepare for the possibility of a united Ireland.

Speaking at the MacGill Summer School in Glenties, Co Donegal, Mr Robinson said he does not think Northern Ireland will want to leave the UK but that is no reason it shouldn’t prepare for the eventuality.

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