I just spotted this which crystallises everything about Britishness and Irishness combined.
We even share an ocean, which is more than we do with the EU – sorry you buggers, the North Sea is ours. And our fish.
I would like to offer the Irish a referendum on rejoining England, when we will as England have left the UK.
And, eventually, we may defend the North Sea with boats. Like these ones here…I think the FrancoSpanioRussians will just try, er, to be elsewhere:-