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# Shared Island Unit

Last month
March 2023
# Study
Brexit has caused challenges with cross-border travel on island of Ireland for migrants
That’s according to new researched published by the ESRI today.
Last year
# Shared Island Unit
Ireland better than Northern Ireland on life expectancy and infant mortality, finds report
The major difference between the two systems is the absence of a universal healthcare system in Ireland.
All time
# Shared Island Unit
Irish government gives €5.5m extra in funding for greenway and marina along Ulster Canal
The total Irish government investment in the Ulster Canal greenway is now over €13 million.
# United Ireland
'I would have said of German unity 'not in my lifetime'': What can Ireland learn from a united Germany?
“I was a citizen of West Germany and I had never known anything different, I thought that was the world: a divided world.”
Column: Irish reunification is an opportunity to reset the economy and confront the climate crisis
A new all-Ireland constitution can enshrine into law the inviolable rights of nature and create a space to ensure a safe climate future.
Explainer: What is the Taoiseach's Shared Island Unit up to?
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.
# United Ireland
German reunification a 'useful example' of how planned Irish reunification could work, says Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin has launched a document on why there are economic benefits to a united Ireland.
# Centenary
Major funding for NI centenary set to be announced, as local politicians push for greater role in planning
Department of Foreign Affairs officials have been involved in meetings planning the centenary events.
# United Ireland
Principle or pragmatism: Ambiguity surrounds the Shared Island Unit, months after launch
Patience is running out among some supporters of Irish unity, namely Sinn Féin.