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#Irish Unity

# irish-unity - Monday 12 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 12th 2020, 12:05 AM 25,142 Views 36 Comments

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

# irish-unity - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Sinn Féin's Michelle O'Neill says PSNI has intelligence about planned attack on her by dissident republicans
# The North
# The North

Sinn Féin's Michelle O'Neill says PSNI has intelligence about planned attack on her by dissident republicans

Feb 11th 2020, 1:52 PM 39,929 Views 74 Comments

The deputy leader of Sinn Féin and her party colleague Gerry Kelly are being targeted, according to O’Neill.

# irish-unity - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

United Ireland is 'further away' now due to RIC commemoration fall out - Varadkar
# Irish Unity
# Irish Unity

United Ireland is 'further away' now due to RIC commemoration fall out - Varadkar

Jan 8th 2020, 6:36 PM 40,614 Views 209 Comments

He pointed to opposition politicians and said an unnecessary controversy was caused.

# irish-unity - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

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

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.

# irish-unity - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Foster calls for more Stormont talks and says she's 'saddened' by Prince Andrew controversy
# DUP
# DUP

Foster calls for more Stormont talks and says she's 'saddened' by Prince Andrew controversy

Nov 24th 2019, 2:34 PM 39,495 Views 55 Comments

The DUP leader also shared her thoughts on an Irish unity poll.

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

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

Nov 24th 2019, 6:30 AM 56,247 Views 133 Comments

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

# irish-unity - Saturday 16 November, 2019

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

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.

# irish-unity - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 22nd 2019, 4:06 PM 10,265 Views 16 Comments

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

# irish-unity - Saturday 31 August, 2019

Scottish police launch 'thorough and robust inquiry' after Irish unity march riot
# Glasgow
# Glasgow

Scottish police launch 'thorough and robust inquiry' after Irish unity march riot

Aug 31st 2019, 6:07 PM 25,721 Views 29 Comments

Police said a planned parade by a republican flute band was met by a ‘disruptive’ counter protest.

# irish-unity - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

McDonald says Commonwealth debate should happen in the context of a conversation about Irish reunification
# Irish Unity
# Irish Unity

McDonald says Commonwealth debate should happen in the context of a conversation about Irish reunification

Mar 26th 2019, 1:53 PM 17,123 Views 99 Comments

Her comments come after the DUP’s Jeffrey Donaldson said Ireland should join the Commonwealth.

# irish-unity - Saturday 26 January, 2019

'Now is the time for unity': Mary Lou McDonald calls on Government to set up unity forum
# Think32
# Think32

'Now is the time for unity': Mary Lou McDonald calls on Government to set up unity forum

Jan 26th 2019, 1:53 PM 20,102 Views 145 Comments

She said that the Irish Government must not turn away from the “inevitable”.

# irish-unity - Monday 3 September, 2018

Mary Lou's first Sinn Féin think-in as leader to focus on Irish unity, Brexit and post offices
# Party Get Together
# Party Get Together

Mary Lou's first Sinn Féin think-in as leader to focus on Irish unity, Brexit and post offices

Sep 3rd 2018, 6:10 AM 8,870 Views 48 Comments

This is the first year McDonald is leading the event as party leader.

# irish-unity - Sunday 5 August, 2018

Time for Irish unity referendum is drawing near, says Mary Lou McDonald
# Brexit
# Brexit

Time for Irish unity referendum is drawing near, says Mary Lou McDonald

Aug 5th 2018, 6:31 PM 19,292 Views 91 Comments

Earlier this week, McDonald said that a ‘chaotic brexit’ is not the time to seek a united Ireland.

# irish-unity - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Poll: Would you like a vote on Irish unity within five years?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you like a vote on Irish unity within five years?

Apr 1st 2018, 7:40 PM 109,846 Views 269 Comments

Sinn Féin deputy leader Michelle O’Neill has said a vote on Irish unity should happen within the next five years.

# irish-unity - Saturday 10 February, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald is the new leader of Sinn Féin
# Slán Gerry
# Slán Gerry

Mary Lou McDonald is the new leader of Sinn Féin

Feb 10th 2018, 3:34 PM 17,506 Views 118 Comments

In her speech, McDonald said “we are the generation of republicans who will see the rising of the moon”.

# irish-unity - Monday 28 November, 2016

Sinn Féin says it won't cost as much as people think to bring about a united Ireland
# Irish Unity
# Irish Unity

Sinn Féin says it won't cost as much as people think to bring about a united Ireland

Nov 28th 2016, 11:34 AM 18,543 Views 176 Comments

A discussion document launched by the party today said the issue of of affordability has been subject to “wild speculation”.

# irish-unity - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Sinn Fein calls for a border poll
# Border Poll
# Border Poll

Sinn Fein calls for a border poll

Jan 19th 2013, 1:00 PM 20,893 Views 231 Comments

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”.