Ferendum In Ireland -- NPR's Michael Goldfarb reports from Castlederg, Northern Ireland. Voters in Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic today vote in a referendum on the new political settlement for the province. In Northern Ireland, polls indicate almost 90% of Catholic Nationalists will vote in favor of the settlement. It's not certain a majority of Protestant Unionists will do so. Unionist views on the agreement are split because it gives a role to the IRA's political wing, Sinn Fein. In one small town in the North, however, where Protestants have suffered badly at the hands of the IRA, Unionists have decided to back the deal.