Newton Emerson riffing off Articles 12-14 of the Irish Constitution (and other matters):
3. The president is forbidden from leaving the State without the Government’s permission. Are you prepared to ask Enda Kenny every time you want to go home to Derry? What will you do if he says no? Will you just disappear over the Border?
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