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#Border poll

# border-poll - Friday 17 July, 2020

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

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

# border-poll - Sunday 9 February, 2020

Exit poll shows support for Irish unity referendum, especially among 18-24 age group

The highest level of support came from the youngest cohort of voters.

# border-poll - Sunday 29 December, 2019

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

# border-poll - Friday 27 December, 2019

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

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

# border-poll - Monday 23 December, 2019

Sinn Féin accuses Fianna Fáil of trying to 'shut down legitimate conversation' on a United Ireland

MEP Matt Carthy responded today to comments made by Micheál Martin about a United Ireland border poll.

# border-poll - Sunday 22 December, 2019

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

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

# border-poll - Sunday 24 November, 2019

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

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

# border-poll - Friday 25 October, 2019

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

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

# border-poll - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Northern Ireland 'running out of road' to restore power-sharing, warns Sinn Féin vice-president

Michelle O’Neill also said that the DUP lacked the ‘bandwidth’ to deal with both Northern Ireland and Westminster.

# 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.

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