It comes down to whether people feel that the outcome has delivered May’s goal that the UK should “regain control of our own money, our own laws and our own borders”.
As well as its historic links to this country, the island offers a solution-solving attitude and solid work ethic.
Crucially, opinion is not just divided between Leave and Remain, but between the Province and the mainland.
“Two years later no-one knows what they want, even the Tory party. Theresa May says one thing and Boris Johnson says another.”
Understandably, the unionists and republicans we interviewed have very different views on the questions facing the Province.
My role was to help make it easier for thousands of people a year to manage a successful transition from the armed forces to civilian life.
I will be publishing more details in my forthcoming book, which explores the state of the British Armed Forces.
We found that those who had voted enthusiastically for Trump were still on board, and were prepared to overlook his private conduct, however regrettable they found it.
Key voters include those who voted heavily to remain in the EU, and were decisive in the lost Tory seats of Battersea, Kensington, Kingston and Twickenham.
The reputation for competence that once covered a multitude of Tory sins has deserted the party and needs to be restored.
Opposition to a new poll outweighed support in all scenarios but one: a choice between accepting the terms negotiated for Brexit, or leaving without a deal.
People did not feel committed to their current party. The next election was, they hoped, a long way away, by which time much could have changed.
Not surprisingly, the country remains sharply divided as to the merits of its leader – a division that can hardly be missed in this new polling.
My research shows that both Remain and Leave voters are less sure about the prospect of a good outcome than they were before the general election.
While we still have a commitment to spend 0.7 per cent of our GDP on foreign aid, I would much rather see such funds allocated to our Overseas Territories.