Serious conversation needed on Border Poll – Mac Lochlainn

Padraig MacLochlainn who narrowly lost out on a seat

A Donegal Senator says a proper debate is now necessary on the potential for a United Ireland following the result of last week's Brexit referendum.

56 per cent of voters in the North voted to remain the EU - leading to calls for a Border Poll.

Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan says the two issues are completely separate, and would not lead to a vote on a United Ireland.

However Senator Padraig MacLochlainn is questioning why other parties are refusing to even entertain the idea...........