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#United Ireland

# united-ireland - Monday 5 April, 2021

Northern Ireland is more than green and orange now - as new communities enter the debate
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Northern Ireland is more than green and orange now - as new communities enter the debate

Apr 5th 2021, 9:00 PM 41,201 Views 40 Comments

“Our young people are fierce and brave and they’re coming for us. And we should let them.”

A shared island: Your ideas for a new Ireland
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A shared island: Your ideas for a new Ireland

Apr 5th 2021, 10:15 AM 1,389 Views 0 Comments

Should the Irish language stay in the constitution of a united Ireland? Our readers share their ideas for how Ireland could change.

# united-ireland - Sunday 4 April, 2021

Scotland and its elections are key to the union and to a united Ireland
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Scotland and its elections are key to the union and to a united Ireland

Apr 4th 2021, 8:30 AM 41,301 Views 69 Comments

Northern Ireland’s place in the Union could be decided for it, if Scotland decides its future is better in the EU, rather than the UK.

# united-ireland - Thursday 1 April, 2021

The Explainer: How likely is a united Ireland in the next 10 years?
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The Explainer: How likely is a united Ireland in the next 10 years?

Apr 1st 2021, 6:00 PM 18,890 Views 58 Comments

On this episode, we hear from the Good Information Project, which is currently examining this very question.

# united-ireland - Friday 26 March, 2021

Retired Colonel Dorcha Lee: Is joining NATO the price for Irish reunification?
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Retired Colonel Dorcha Lee: Is joining NATO the price for Irish reunification?

Mar 26th 2021, 7:00 AM 30,596 Views 73 Comments

As debates continued this week around how a united Ireland would look, Lee outlines the defence challenges it would pose.

# united-ireland - Thursday 25 March, 2021

'I would have said of German unity 'not in my lifetime'': What can Ireland learn from a united Germany?
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'I would have said of German unity 'not in my lifetime'': What can Ireland learn from a united Germany?

Mar 25th 2021, 12:05 AM 22,968 Views 81 Comments

“I was a citizen of West Germany and I had never known anything different, I thought that was the world: a divided world.”

# united-ireland - Monday 22 March, 2021

Column: Irish reunification is an opportunity to reset the economy and confront the climate crisis
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Column: Irish reunification is an opportunity to reset the economy and confront the climate crisis

Mar 22nd 2021, 7:00 AM 12,705 Views 30 Comments

A new all-Ireland constitution can enshrine into law the inviolable rights of nature and create a space to ensure a safe climate future.

# united-ireland - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

Explainer: What is the Taoiseach's Shared Island Unit up to?
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Explainer: What is the Taoiseach's Shared Island Unit up to?

Mar 17th 2021, 8:00 PM 11,251 Views 18 Comments

Cross-border transport, Ulster University’s Magee campus, and an all-island research hub are some of the concrete proposals the Unit are looking at.

The myriad ways Brexit has permanently shifted the course of Northern Ireland's future
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The myriad ways Brexit has permanently shifted the course of Northern Ireland's future

Mar 17th 2021, 12:05 AM 35,463 Views 33 Comments

Northern Ireland’s elected reps weren’t at the Brexit talks, where very detailed aspects of NI trade were regularly discussed.

# united-ireland - Monday 15 March, 2021

FactFind: How could a border poll happen?
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FactFind: How could a border poll happen?

Mar 15th 2021, 4:47 PM 14,626 Views 29 Comments

Talking aside, who actually makes the decision?

# united-ireland - Friday 12 March, 2021

Ireland's big question: What could a shared island look like?
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Ireland's big question: What could a shared island look like?

Mar 12th 2021, 6:00 PM 19,363 Views 55 Comments

The first topic as part of The Journal’s Good Information Project.

# united-ireland - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

US Sinn Féin supporters place ad in newspapers calling for referendum on Irish unity
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US Sinn Féin supporters place ad in newspapers calling for referendum on Irish unity

Mar 10th 2021, 9:19 AM 42,417 Views 191 Comments

Both the New York Times and the Washington Post will carry half-page ads.

# united-ireland - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

When should the UK call a border poll in Ireland? Calls for clarity on this 'quite remarkable' question
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When should the UK call a border poll in Ireland? Calls for clarity on this 'quite remarkable' question

Feb 16th 2021, 1:32 PM 29,105 Views 114 Comments

The decision to hold a referendum is ultimately one to be taken by the UK’s Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.

# united-ireland - Friday 29 January, 2021

Nicola Sturgeon on a united Ireland: 'You can guess my general predilection around it'
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Nicola Sturgeon on a united Ireland: 'You can guess my general predilection around it'

Jan 29th 2021, 9:18 AM 97,317 Views 109 Comments

Sturgeon said reunification was made ‘more likely’ because of Brexit.

# united-ireland - Sunday 24 January, 2021

More than half of people in North want referendum on a united Ireland
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More than half of people in North want referendum on a united Ireland

Jan 24th 2021, 10:48 AM 49,135 Views 154 Comments

Half of people in Scotland also want an independence referendum, according to a new opinion poll.

# united-ireland - Friday 8 January, 2021

Brexit deal ‘accelerates possibility of a united Ireland within next 25 years’
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Brexit deal ‘accelerates possibility of a united Ireland within next 25 years’

Jan 8th 2021, 5:03 PM 21,343 Views 85 Comments

Former cabinet minister Lord Blunkett made the prediction as peers debated the agreement between the UK and EU.

# united-ireland - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Ireland unification referendums should only be held with 'clear plan for what follows', report finds
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Ireland unification referendums should only be held with 'clear plan for what follows', report finds

Nov 26th 2020, 4:00 PM 15,409 Views 65 Comments

The working group said the “years of acrimony” following Brexit show the dangers of calling a vote without adequate planning.

# united-ireland - Friday 20 November, 2020

German reunification a 'useful example' of how planned Irish reunification could work, says Sinn Féin
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German reunification a 'useful example' of how planned Irish reunification could work, says Sinn Féin

Nov 20th 2020, 4:33 PM 25,245 Views 106 Comments

Sinn Féin has launched a document on why there are economic benefits to a united Ireland.

# united-ireland - Monday 12 October, 2020

Principle or pragmatism: Ambiguity surrounds the Shared Island Unit, months after launch
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Principle or pragmatism: Ambiguity surrounds the Shared Island Unit, months after launch

Oct 12th 2020, 12:05 AM 25,140 Views 36 Comments

Patience is running out among some supporters of Irish unity, namely Sinn Féin.

# united-ireland - Friday 17 July, 2020

Taoiseach Micheál Martin 'doesn't see' a border poll being a possibility during his government
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Taoiseach Micheál Martin 'doesn't see' a border poll being a possibility during his government

Jul 17th 2020, 7:53 AM 11,181 Views 67 Comments

Martin said he would work towards getting North-South infrastructure projects “over the line”.

# united-ireland - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

One-third of Irish people believe there'll be a united Ireland in the EU in the next ten years
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One-third of Irish people believe there'll be a united Ireland in the EU in the next ten years

Apr 28th 2020, 7:05 AM 38,922 Views 79 Comments

Just 26% of respondents in a survey said they believe there will be a UK-EU trade deal agreed by 31 December.

# united-ireland - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

'People have gotten into a frenzy over it': Michelle O'Neill laughs off criticism of Sinn Féin rallies
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'People have gotten into a frenzy over it': Michelle O'Neill laughs off criticism of Sinn Féin rallies

Mar 3rd 2020, 6:30 PM 26,328 Views 47 Comments

O’Neill also spoke of the misogyny she has witnessed as a female politician and her dreams of a United Ireland.

# united-ireland - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

The EU should support Irish reunification, Mary Lou McDonald tells BBC
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The EU should support Irish reunification, Mary Lou McDonald tells BBC

Feb 11th 2020, 7:30 AM 52,646 Views 217 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader also said the British government needs to start preparing itself for this constitutional change.

# united-ireland - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Q+A: Here's where the parties stand on a united Ireland and holding a border poll
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Q+A: Here's where the parties stand on a united Ireland and holding a border poll

Feb 6th 2020, 7:16 PM 21,855 Views 34 Comments

The question is more immediate since Brexit, so what are the parties saying?

# united-ireland - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Opinion: 'Taoiseach, discussing a united Ireland is still possible - despite the RIC debacle'
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Opinion: 'Taoiseach, discussing a united Ireland is still possible - despite the RIC debacle'

Jan 14th 2020, 7:00 AM 14,338 Views 81 Comments

Caoimhín de Barra looks at the possible compromises we would face if a united Ireland became a reality

# united-ireland - Sunday 29 December, 2019

Poll: Do you want to see a border poll take place in the next decade?
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Poll: Do you want to see a border poll take place in the next decade?

Dec 29th 2019, 9:30 AM 128,434 Views 145 Comments

What do you think?

# united-ireland - Friday 27 December, 2019

Coveney: Boris' trade talks deadline is just part of his 'Get Brexit Done' message
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Coveney: Boris' trade talks deadline is just part of his 'Get Brexit Done' message

Dec 27th 2019, 7:30 AM 8,842 Views 5 Comments

In a wide-ranging interview, Coveney says he isn’t trying to manoeuvre himself into a leadership contest with Leo Varadkar.

A border poll now wouldn't be a good idea because 'it would be defeated', Varadkar says
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A border poll now wouldn't be a good idea because 'it would be defeated', Varadkar says

Dec 27th 2019, 6:00 AM 12,961 Views 45 Comments

The Taoiseach has said that the focus now should on restoring the Northern Irish assembly “all in a wider reasonable context”.

# united-ireland - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Government risking Brexit-style crash by not actively preparing for Irish unity, senator says
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Government risking Brexit-style crash by not actively preparing for Irish unity, senator says

Dec 22nd 2019, 2:01 PM 21,275 Views 59 Comments

Micheál Martin and Leo Varadkar have said they don’t believe it is the right time for any border poll on reunification.

# united-ireland - Friday 13 December, 2019

Do the results in the North make a united Ireland more likely? 'People shouldn't race ahead of themselves' says Varadkar
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Do the results in the North make a united Ireland more likely? 'People shouldn't race ahead of themselves' says Varadkar

Dec 13th 2019, 12:34 PM 24,580 Views 66 Comments

The Taoiseach said the tectonic plates of the political landscape in the North have shifted.

# united-ireland - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Leo Varadkar 'certainly' would not rule out a Citizens' Assembly on a United Ireland
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Leo Varadkar 'certainly' would not rule out a Citizens' Assembly on a United Ireland

Nov 26th 2019, 7:29 PM 11,729 Views 40 Comments

Varadkar told the Dáil today he would not rule out holding an assembly, but said it was a “sensitive time” at the moment.

# united-ireland - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Majority of people in the Republic want Irish unity referendum within five years
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Majority of people in the Republic want Irish unity referendum within five years

Nov 24th 2019, 6:30 AM 56,204 Views 133 Comments

That’s according to the latest Amárach/Claire Byrne Live poll for TheJournal.ie.

# united-ireland - Sunday 17 November, 2019

Poll: Would you like to see an Irish unity referendum in the next five years?
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Poll: Would you like to see an Irish unity referendum in the next five years?

Nov 17th 2019, 10:30 AM 96,295 Views 200 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald made the call at the party’s Ard Fheis in Derry last night.

# united-ireland - Saturday 16 November, 2019

Mary Lou McDonald: 'Irish unity referendum must happen in the next five years'
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Mary Lou McDonald: 'Irish unity referendum must happen in the next five years'

Updated Nov 16th 2019, 8:40 PM 28,041 Views 136 Comments

The Sinn Féin Ard Fheis is taking place in Derry today.

# united-ireland - Friday 25 October, 2019

Varadkar says he would like to see a united Ireland in his lifetime
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Varadkar says he would like to see a united Ireland in his lifetime

Oct 25th 2019, 12:29 PM 23,667 Views 98 Comments

“I would, but only in accordance with the Good Friday Agreement.”

# united-ireland - Friday 11 October, 2019

Dublin council to vote on lobbying minister to ask Northern Irish secretary to organise a border poll
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Dublin council to vote on lobbying minister to ask Northern Irish secretary to organise a border poll

Oct 11th 2019, 6:05 AM 19,831 Views 42 Comments

Some councillors described it as a smart move while others questioned its relevance at a Dublin council meeting.

# united-ireland - Saturday 14 September, 2019

How many people in Northern Ireland would vote for Irish unification? It's the week in numbers
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How many people in Northern Ireland would vote for Irish unification? It's the week in numbers

Sep 14th 2019, 7:00 PM 49,825 Views 34 Comments

Plus: The number of sandwich boards that Dublin City Council has seized from businesses.

# united-ireland - Thursday 12 September, 2019

A British university has launched a major project investigating the practicalities of a united Ireland
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A British university has launched a major project investigating the practicalities of a united Ireland

Sep 12th 2019, 12:05 AM 63,523 Views 52 Comments

University College London is working with Irish universities on the project.

# united-ireland - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

51% of people in Northern Ireland support Irish unification, new poll finds
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51% of people in Northern Ireland support Irish unification, new poll finds

Sep 11th 2019, 9:24 AM 112,331 Views 139 Comments

That’s according to the latest poll published by Lord Ashcroft.

# united-ireland - Monday 22 July, 2019

Poll: Should a border poll be held in the event of a no-deal Brexit?
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Poll: Should a border poll be held in the event of a no-deal Brexit?

Jul 22nd 2019, 8:50 AM 49,427 Views 231 Comments

Fianna Fáil is still working on a plan for a United Ireland.

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