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#United Ireland

# united-ireland - Sunday 24 January, 2021

More than half of people in North want referendum on a united Ireland
# Brexit
# Brexit

More than half of people in North want referendum on a united Ireland

Sun 10:48 AM 46,557 Views 154 Comments

Half of people in Scotland also want an independence referendum, according to a new opinion poll.

# united-ireland - Friday 8 January, 2021

Brexit deal ‘accelerates possibility of a united Ireland within next 25 years’
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

Brexit deal ‘accelerates possibility of a united Ireland within next 25 years’

Jan 8th 2021, 5:03 PM 21,152 Views 85 Comments

Former cabinet minister Lord Blunkett made the prediction as peers debated the agreement between the UK and EU.

# united-ireland - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Ireland unification referendums should only be held with 'clear plan for what follows', report finds
# Border Poll
# Border Poll

Ireland unification referendums should only be held with 'clear plan for what follows', report finds

Nov 26th 2020, 4:00 PM 15,320 Views 65 Comments

The working group said the “years of acrimony” following Brexit show the dangers of calling a vote without adequate planning.

# united-ireland - Friday 20 November, 2020

German reunification a 'useful example' of how planned Irish reunification could work, says Sinn Féin
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

German reunification a 'useful example' of how planned Irish reunification could work, says Sinn Féin

Nov 20th 2020, 4:33 PM 25,100 Views 106 Comments

Sinn Féin has launched a document on why there are economic benefits to a united Ireland.

# united-ireland - 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 25,066 Views 36 Comments

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

# united-ireland - Friday 17 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 17th 2020, 7:53 AM 11,117 Views 67 Comments

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

# united-ireland - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

One-third of Irish people believe there'll be a united Ireland in the EU in the next ten years
# Survey
# Survey

One-third of Irish people believe there'll be a united Ireland in the EU in the next ten years

Apr 28th 2020, 7:05 AM 38,870 Views 79 Comments

Just 26% of respondents in a survey said they believe there will be a UK-EU trade deal agreed by 31 December.

# united-ireland - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

'People have gotten into a frenzy over it': Michelle O'Neill laughs off criticism of Sinn Féin rallies
# Sinn Féin Surge
# Sinn Féin Surge

'People have gotten into a frenzy over it': Michelle O'Neill laughs off criticism of Sinn Féin rallies

Mar 3rd 2020, 6:30 PM 26,288 Views 47 Comments

O’Neill also spoke of the misogyny she has witnessed as a female politician and her dreams of a United Ireland.

# united-ireland - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

The EU should support Irish reunification, Mary Lou McDonald tells BBC
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

The EU should support Irish reunification, Mary Lou McDonald tells BBC

Feb 11th 2020, 7:30 AM 52,620 Views 217 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader also said the British government needs to start preparing itself for this constitutional change.

# united-ireland - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Q+A: Here's where the parties stand on a united Ireland and holding a border poll
# Reunification
# Reunification

Q+A: Here's where the parties stand on a united Ireland and holding a border poll

Feb 6th 2020, 7:16 PM 21,104 Views 34 Comments

The question is more immediate since Brexit, so what are the parties saying?

# united-ireland - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Opinion: 'Taoiseach, discussing a united Ireland is still possible - despite the RIC debacle'
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

Opinion: 'Taoiseach, discussing a united Ireland is still possible - despite the RIC debacle'

Jan 14th 2020, 7:00 AM 14,313 Views 81 Comments

Caoimhín de Barra looks at the possible compromises we would face if a united Ireland became a reality

# united-ireland - Sunday 29 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 29th 2019, 9:30 AM 128,378 Views 145 Comments

What do you think?

# united-ireland - Friday 27 December, 2019

Coveney: Boris' trade talks deadline is just part of his 'Get Brexit Done' message
# Interview
# Interview

Coveney: Boris' trade talks deadline is just part of his 'Get Brexit Done' message

Dec 27th 2019, 7:30 AM 8,838 Views 5 Comments

In a wide-ranging interview, Coveney says he isn’t trying to manoeuvre himself into a leadership contest with Leo Varadkar.

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

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

Dec 27th 2019, 6:00 AM 12,937 Views 45 Comments

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

# united-ireland - Sunday 22 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 22nd 2019, 2:01 PM 21,271 Views 59 Comments

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

# united-ireland - Friday 13 December, 2019

Do the results in the North make a united Ireland more likely? 'People shouldn't race ahead of themselves' says Varadkar
# POLITICAL SHIFT
# POLITICAL SHIFT

Do the results in the North make a united Ireland more likely? 'People shouldn't race ahead of themselves' says Varadkar

Dec 13th 2019, 12:34 PM 24,561 Views 65 Comments

The Taoiseach said the tectonic plates of the political landscape in the North have shifted.

# united-ireland - 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 11,688 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.

# united-ireland - Sunday 24 November, 2019

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 55,847 Views 133 Comments

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

# united-ireland - Sunday 17 November, 2019

Poll: Would you like to see an Irish unity referendum in the next five years?
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

Poll: Would you like to see an Irish unity referendum in the next five years?

Nov 17th 2019, 10:30 AM 96,257 Views 200 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald made the call at the party’s Ard Fheis in Derry last night.

# united-ireland - 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 28,033 Views 135 Comments

The Sinn Féin Ard Fheis is taking place in Derry today.

# united-ireland - Friday 25 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 25th 2019, 12:29 PM 23,643 Views 98 Comments

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

# united-ireland - Friday 11 October, 2019

Dublin council to vote on lobbying minister to ask Northern Irish secretary to organise a border poll
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

Dublin council to vote on lobbying minister to ask Northern Irish secretary to organise a border poll

Oct 11th 2019, 6:05 AM 19,826 Views 42 Comments

Some councillors described it as a smart move while others questioned its relevance at a Dublin council meeting.

# united-ireland - Saturday 14 September, 2019

How many people in Northern Ireland would vote for Irish unification? It's the week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

How many people in Northern Ireland would vote for Irish unification? It's the week in numbers

Sep 14th 2019, 7:00 PM 49,798 Views 34 Comments

Plus: The number of sandwich boards that Dublin City Council has seized from businesses.

# united-ireland - Thursday 12 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 12th 2019, 12:05 AM 63,481 Views 52 Comments

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

# united-ireland - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 11th 2019, 9:24 AM 111,748 Views 139 Comments

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

# united-ireland - Monday 22 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 22nd 2019, 8:50 AM 49,422 Views 231 Comments

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

Where's Fianna Fáil's promised 12-point plan on a United Ireland?
# Planning Ahead
# Planning Ahead

Where's Fianna Fáil's promised 12-point plan on a United Ireland?

Jul 22nd 2019, 6:05 AM 18,227 Views 36 Comments

In 2017, Fianna Fáil said it planned to publish a white paper on unification.

# united-ireland - Saturday 20 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 20th 2019, 3:34 PM 19,792 Views 94 Comments

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

# united-ireland - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Increase in number of people who think united Ireland more likely due to Brexit
# New Poll
# New Poll

Increase in number of people who think united Ireland more likely due to Brexit

May 2nd 2019, 11:17 AM 27,661 Views 112 Comments

It also showed a large majority of people were in favour of Ireland remaining in the EU.

# united-ireland - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

McDonald apologises for - and defends - marching behind 'England Get Out Of Ireland' banner
# Banner Backlash
# Banner Backlash

McDonald apologises for - and defends - marching behind 'England Get Out Of Ireland' banner

Apr 2nd 2019, 7:36 AM 43,785 Views 85 Comments

McDonald received backlash after Sinn Féin shared images online of her standing behind the banner.

# united-ireland - Sunday 17 March, 2019

'Offensive and embarrassing': Coveney criticises McDonald for posing beside anti-English sign at parade
# England Out
# England Out

'Offensive and embarrassing': Coveney criticises McDonald for posing beside anti-English sign at parade

Mar 17th 2019, 11:02 AM 89,811 Views 128 Comments

In response, Sinn Féin said the partition of Ireland is “divisive and offensive”.

# united-ireland - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Majority of Irish people would like to see a united Ireland in their lifetime
# Poll
# Poll

Majority of Irish people would like to see a united Ireland in their lifetime

Feb 19th 2019, 7:18 AM 42,504 Views 103 Comments

There has been speculation that Brexit could lead to the unification Ireland.

# united-ireland - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Do you think an all-Ireland Citizens' Assembly should be established to discuss Irish unity?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Do you think an all-Ireland Citizens' Assembly should be established to discuss Irish unity?

Feb 13th 2019, 8:21 PM 29,827 Views 112 Comments

Sinn Féin has argued that the possibility of a united Ireland must be prepared for.

# united-ireland - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Vast majority of people want to see a united Ireland rather than a hard border
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

Vast majority of people want to see a united Ireland rather than a hard border

Jan 29th 2019, 8:01 AM 30,760 Views 154 Comments

Over 1,000 people from the Republic of Ireland were surveyed.

# united-ireland - Monday 28 January, 2019

Majority of people want a referendum on a united Ireland in event of no-deal Brexit
# Brexit
# Brexit

Majority of people want a referendum on a united Ireland in event of no-deal Brexit

Jan 28th 2019, 6:10 AM 70,097 Views 137 Comments

There has been increasing speculation that Brexit could lead to the unification of the Republic and Northern Ireland.

# united-ireland - Saturday 19 January, 2019

Poll: Would you like an Irish unity referendum in the event of a no-deal Brexit?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you like an Irish unity referendum in the event of a no-deal Brexit?

Jan 19th 2019, 12:19 PM 94,907 Views 156 Comments

McDonald has reiterated her call for an Irish unity referendum following her phone conversation with May yesterday.

# united-ireland - Sunday 30 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 30th 2018, 12:13 PM 30,183 Views 89 Comments

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

# united-ireland - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 11th 2018, 2:51 PM 21,556 Views 85 Comments

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

# united-ireland - Friday 7 December, 2018

Opinion: A united Ireland is a realistic possibility now so we need to prepare for it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: A united Ireland is a realistic possibility now so we need to prepare for it

Dec 7th 2018, 7:00 AM 36,969 Views 121 Comments

There are serious challenges to creating a united Ireland but with proper forward planning it could be achieved, writes Paul Goslng.

# united-ireland - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Poll reveals 62% of people in Northern Ireland believe a united Ireland more likely post-Brexit
# BREXIT POLL
# BREXIT POLL

Poll reveals 62% of people in Northern Ireland believe a united Ireland more likely post-Brexit

Nov 13th 2018, 7:37 AM 24,960 Views 82 Comments

55% of people in Northern Ireland said they believed Brexit will leave them financially less well off.

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