Patriotism, nationalism and phobias

Research in Scotland shows that despite the Scottish National Party’s attempts to promote an inclusive and tolerant Scottish nationalism the sentiment driving its supporters is a strong Anglo-phobia. Despite Hume’s talk of a “New Ireland” and the United Irishmen mantra of “Catholic, Protestant and Dissenter” sometimes adopted by republicans, is the same true of Irish nationalism? At the core does it remain “Brits out” in all its forms?

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