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#United Ireland

# united-ireland - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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'

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

“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

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

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

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

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 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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'

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'

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

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

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

# united-ireland - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

The Union Jack over Leinster House? SF says it must be open to new ideas around symbolism

Pearse Doherty said he couldn’t see the day when the union flag would fly overhead, but said all views must be accomodated.

# united-ireland - Monday 3 September, 2018

Over half of people in North would back Irish unity after Brexit

Many people are worried about the possibility of a hard border.

# united-ireland - 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.

# united-ireland - 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.

# united-ireland - 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.

# united-ireland - 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.

# united-ireland - Friday 8 June, 2018

42% of people in the North want a united Ireland - poll

In a rare result, the poll puts those who want a united Ireland almost on par with those who want to remain as part of the UK.

# united-ireland - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Poll: Would you like a vote on Irish unity within five years? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

# united-ireland - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Poll: In a united Ireland, would it be appropriate to change the Irish national flag? Your Say This post contains a poll

# united-ireland - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Man brings High Court challenge against Irish State and Secretary for Northern Ireland over border poll

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

# united-ireland - Saturday 17 February, 2018

A Dáil committee is talking to unionists to prepare for a possible united Ireland

Senator Mark Daly says ‘the lesson of Brexit’ is that you must prepare.

# united-ireland - 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.

# united-ireland - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Do you want a united Ireland? Only slightly under half of people say they do

Over one in five people aren’t sure if they want it or not.

# united-ireland - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Former NI minister says Donegal would be better off in the United Kingdom

The former deputy leader of the Ulster Unionist Party said Donegal “really is the hinterland of Northern Ireland”.

# united-ireland - Friday 7 July, 2017

From The42 Northern success always presents us in the south with a dilemma Column

Northern success always presents us in the south with a dilemma

Tommy Martin on Brexit, the Irish Open and how sport in Ireland is best served by the softest of borders.

# united-ireland - Friday 30 June, 2017

Unionists have nothing to fear from a united Ireland

British identity can and must be accommodated in an agreed, united Ireland, writes Sinn Féin MEP Matt Carthy.

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