Now, when it comes to it, we try to the Scottish referendum seriously in its own terms, not simply to use it as a way to open conversations that are not yet viable in Northern Ireland.
We’ll have Phil Mac Giolla Bhain on the ground before, during and after the referendum poll blogging live from the ground in Scotland. Phil is a committed Yes supporter, so we are also on the look out for a counterbalancing No blogger.
In my own view, it’s going to be an uphill struggle for the Yes camp, but we want be there to bring you all the nuances and the shifting moods, that may help dictate what comes next…
Current polling figures.
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