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#Border poll

# border-poll - Thursday 12 September, 2019

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

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

# border-poll - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

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

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

# border-poll - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Mayor of Belfast: 'An Irish unity referendum is coming, and we must prepare for it'

Claire Hanna, SDLP MLA for South Belfast said calling for a poll now is ‘premature’.

# border-poll - Monday 22 July, 2019

Poll: Should a border poll be held in the event of a no-deal Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

# border-poll - Saturday 20 July, 2019

Ireland's ambassador to the UK says a Northern Ireland border poll would 'degrade' attempts to resolve Brexit

There has been speculation that Brexit could eventually lead to a united Ireland.

# border-poll - Monday 4 March, 2019

Fine Gael European election candidate says May vote can send 'green jersey' message to Brexiteers

The former SDLP leader says he knows voting for a Northern Ireland voice is a big ask for Dublin people.

# border-poll - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

# border-poll - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Coveney says talking about a united Ireland as part of Brexit debate is 'hugely unhelpful'

The Tánaiste said the issue could “create an even more divisive debate and atmosphere in Northern Ireland, which is the last thing we need”.

# border-poll - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Taoiseach tells Mary Lou that talking about a border poll now is 'disruptive and destructive'

The Sinn Féin leader said a “crash” no-deal Brexit moves the timeline for a border poll on a united Ireland forward.

# border-poll - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald: The idea of Ireland rejoining the Commonwealth needs to be discussed

The Sinn Féin leader said the Irish government must start to put plans in place for a united Ireland.

# border-poll - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Sandwich ingredients safe: Taoiseach rules out 'food stockpiling' in the case of a hard Brexit

Leo Varadkar says while the Irish government is stockpiling medicines, it has no plans to stockpile food.

# border-poll - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald says 'a chaotic Brexit' is not the time to seek a united Ireland

The Sinn Féin leader says that a hard Brexit is not good news for her party.

# border-poll - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Department accused of wanting to delay report on the cost of a united Ireland until 'after Brexit'

The new research shows that Northern Ireland would have a near balanced budget in a unification situation.

# border-poll - Friday 29 June, 2018

Man loses High Court challenge against Northern Ireland Secretary over border poll

Raymond McCord wants both governments to set out the criteria for the holding of a border poll.

# border-poll - Monday 11 December, 2017

Man brings High Court challenge against Irish State over border poll

Raymond McCord is seeking clarity over the State policy on the holding of a border poll.

# border-poll - Saturday 13 May, 2017

'Tony, will Brexit bring about a united Ireland?': Blair is back and has views on Ireland

Tony Blair was asked if Brexit is going to bring about a united Ireland yesterday.

# border-poll - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

What does a UK election mean for Ireland? It could be good news you know...

… from a Brexit point of view at least. But could it bring about a border poll?

# border-poll - Thursday 6 April, 2017

# border-poll - Saturday 18 March, 2017

Border poll: 'Nationalists will say the recent Assembly elections show things are trending in their direction'

Nationalists may be fobbed off in the short term, but this will lead to demands for clarification from the British government about what conditions will permit a border poll, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

# border-poll - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Nearly half of Irish people think it's time for a United Ireland

The poll comes as TheJournal.ie conducted a poll of every TD to ask if they want to see a border poll in the lifetime of the government.

We asked every TD if they want a vote on a united Ireland, here's what they said

Some think the time is right, economically and politically – particularly after the Brexit vote. Others aren’t sure, saying it would only serve to heighten sectarian tensions.

# border-poll - Thursday 11 August, 2016

'National unity is in the national interest': Gerry Adams argues it is time for a united Ireland

Gerry Adams says all parties should come together to talk about Irish unity.

# border-poll - Sunday 31 July, 2016

Quiz: Which side of the border is this?

What about ye?

# border-poll - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Explainer: Why are politicians talking about a 'border poll' now?

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has raised the possibility of a referendum on a united Ireland.

# border-poll - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Ian Paisley Jr thinks Enda Kenny's border poll idea is "far out, man"

He also said that Kenny should be thinking about moving his state towards membership of the British Commonwealth.

# border-poll - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Micheál Martin hopes Brexit will lead to a vote on a reunited Ireland

It’s not the right time yet though, he says.

# border-poll - Monday 27 June, 2016

'Sectarian headcount' or 'democratic imperative': Is it time for a border poll? 26 + 6 = ? This post contains a poll

'Sectarian headcount' or 'democratic imperative': Is it time for a border poll?

Sinn Féin have called for a border poll in light of the Brexit vote, but there’s not much of an appetite for one among other politicians.

# border-poll - Friday 24 June, 2016

# border-poll - Friday 11 March, 2016

Sinn Féin calls for vote on united Ireland should Brexit go ahead

Deputy first minister of Northern Ireland Martin McGuinness said he had made the proposal to Theresa Villiers.

# border-poll - Monday 23 November, 2015

Alex Salmond told us why a united Ireland is as inevitable as Scottish independence

The former Scottish first minister has been in Dublin for the last few days and dropped by TheJournal.ie for a chat.

# border-poll - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Would you like to see a United Ireland? People north and south had their say tonight

A Prime Special tonight looked at the issue of Irish Unity.

# border-poll - Saturday 8 February, 2014

Adams calls for left to unite, says: 'Sinn Féin will keep every commitment that we make'

In his address to the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis tonight, Gerry Adams hit out at a “toxic political culture” that he claimed was created by the partition of Ireland in the 1920s.

Praise for Panti as SF told: ‘Sectarianism is no different to racism, sexism or homophobia’

The recent homophobia controversy, the peace process, and the economy were all discussed at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis in Wexford today.

# border-poll - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Gerry Adams: The institutions of the State have their backs to the border

“The prevailing sense among the policy makers is to perpetuate the status quo,” the Sinn Féin President has told the MacGill Summer School in the Glenties this evening.

# border-poll - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Pearse Doherty: We'd have a better economy in a United Ireland

The Sinn Féin TD says that many of the arguments against uniting North and south are based on misinformation and argues that a border poll needs to happen before the end of the decade.

# border-poll - Sunday 2 June, 2013

Sinn Féin tables motion calling for a border poll

Sinn Féin have tabled a motion calling for the British Secretary of State to hold a border poll within the lifetime of the next Assembly term.

# border-poll - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Nearly four-fifths of NI voters would choose to stay in UK

A poll commissioned by the BBC shows that when undecideds are excluded, the North would vote 79-21 to stay in the Union.

# border-poll - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Column: Border poll? Frankly, now isn’t the time

Calls for a vote on reunification betray an ignorance of the real issues affecting Ireland today, writes David McCann.

# border-poll - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Sinn Fein calls for a border poll Border Poll This post contains a poll

Sinn Fein calls for a border poll

Gerry Adams said the poll will allow voters to determine the “status” of the North and “provide opportunity for a historic debate on the future of this island”.

# border-poll - Saturday 7 April, 2012

Adams outlines seven-point plan for a United Ireland

The Sinn Féin president outlines seven points which he says can build popular support for reunification on both sides of the border.

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