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# Border poll

Last month
May 2024
Opinion: Dialogue is key to solving the UK-Ireland asylum issue
Dr Clare Rice
This year
Border analysis: 'My dad was in the Orange Order, but I'd probably vote for a United Ireland'
Emma DeSouza
Michelle O'Neill says she will raise referendum on Irish unity when she meets Rishi Sunak
Last year
UK Labour leader Keir Starmer says a border poll is 'not even on the horizon'
Leo Varadkar: Losing a border poll would 'take the issue off the agenda for a long period'
All time
UK's Shadow Northern Ireland secretary ‘would call border poll if circumstances right’
Coveney: No surprise in Northern census results but good relationships needed before border poll
'Historic' shift for Northern Ireland but what do the Census findings tell us about its future?
Border poll ‘not appropriate' at this time, says Varadkar
'Never a bad time': Varadkar defends comments about united Ireland after criticism from unionists
When should the UK call a border poll in Ireland? Calls for clarity on this 'quite remarkable' question
More than half of people in North want referendum on a united Ireland
Ireland unification referendums should only be held with 'clear plan for what follows', report finds
Taoiseach promises to scope out viability of high-speed cross border rail links
Taoiseach Micheál Martin 'doesn't see' a border poll being a possibility during his government
Exit poll shows support for Irish unity referendum, especially among 18-24 age group
Poll: Do you want to see a border poll take place in the next decade?
A border poll now wouldn't be a good idea because 'it would be defeated', Varadkar says
Sinn Féin accuses Fianna Fáil of trying to 'shut down legitimate conversation' on a United Ireland
Government risking Brexit-style crash by not actively preparing for Irish unity, senator says
Majority of people in the Republic want Irish unity referendum within five years
Varadkar says he would like to see a united Ireland in his lifetime
Northern Ireland 'running out of road' to restore power-sharing, warns Sinn Féin vice-president
A British university has launched a major project investigating the practicalities of a united Ireland
51% of people in Northern Ireland support Irish unification, new poll finds
Mayor of Belfast: 'An Irish unity referendum is coming, and we must prepare for it'
Poll: Should a border poll be held in the event of a no-deal Brexit?
Ireland's ambassador to the UK says a Northern Ireland border poll would 'degrade' attempts to resolve Brexit
Fine Gael European election candidate says May vote can send 'green jersey' message to Brexiteers
These are the referendums coming up in 2019 - and a few after that
Coveney says talking about a united Ireland as part of Brexit debate is 'hugely unhelpful'
Taoiseach tells Mary Lou that talking about a border poll now is 'disruptive and destructive'
Mary Lou McDonald: The idea of Ireland rejoining the Commonwealth needs to be discussed
Sandwich ingredients safe: Taoiseach rules out 'food stockpiling' in the case of a hard Brexit
Mary Lou McDonald says 'a chaotic Brexit' is not the time to seek a united Ireland
Department accused of wanting to delay report on the cost of a united Ireland until 'after Brexit'
Man loses High Court challenge against Northern Ireland Secretary over border poll
Man brings High Court challenge against Irish State over border poll
'Tony, will Brexit bring about a united Ireland?': Blair is back and has views on Ireland
What does a UK election mean for Ireland? It could be good news you know...