Sinn Fein is on to something when it calls for the Euro to be introduced on an island wide basis. The two currency situation is certainly a major block to the economic unification of the island of the kind Peter Hain has called for. But short of political unification, it’s unlikely to happen until the people of Britain decide to go down that route.
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