The opinion gap on an United Ireland is shortening if a latest poll conducted by BBC/Lucid Talk is to be believed.
In an online poll conducted in May, results found that in total 42.1% of voters would vote join the Republic of Ireland if a border referendum was to be held in the immediate future.
Although the support for such a scenario is considered to be narrowing, the overall result still favours those who wish to remain as part of the UK at 45%.
The poll which also questioned nationally identified Northern Ireland residents also found that 12.7% of people living in the North were undecided on which they would vote.
In question to identity 58.6% of people said they were Irish whilst 46.7% of people identified themselves as British.
The poll also uncovered that a large majority of the population didn’t not only class themselves as either Irish or british, with 57.9% classing themselves as Northern Irish, whilst a further 56.7% said they were European.
The latest findings which are not considered definitive does make for interesting reading as a previous poll by Queens University suggested that only 21% of the North’s population would be in favour of a border poll for an United Ireland.
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