If Scotland leaves, what then for Northern Ireland?

Scottish independence may not be a likely outcome of this election, not least since, as Fair Deal has noted, the Scottish Nats seem to be soft pedalling that option this time out so as not to frighten the Scotland’s majority unionist horses. But Mark Devenport asks: what if Scotland were to leave the Union? Where would that leave Northern Ireland?

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty