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#Independence

# independence - Sunday 4 April, 2021

Scotland and its elections are key to the union and to a united Ireland
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Scotland and its elections are key to the union and to a united Ireland

Apr 4th 2021, 8:30 AM 42,256 Views 69 Comments

Northern Ireland’s place in the Union could be decided for it, if Scotland decides its future is better in the EU, rather than the UK.

# independence - Sunday 21 March, 2021

Scottish minister says vote for independence will take place at the end of Covid pandemic
# Scotland
# Scotland

Scottish minister says vote for independence will take place at the end of Covid pandemic

Mar 21st 2021, 4:11 PM 18,184 Views 64 Comments

Scotland’s constitution secretary said such a vote will be held ‘when the time is right’.

# independence - 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

Jan 24th 2021, 10:48 AM 49,544 Views 154 Comments

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

# independence - Sunday 3 January, 2021

Johnson says Scotland must wait a generation for new vote on independence
# Independence
# Independence

Johnson says Scotland must wait a generation for new vote on independence

Jan 3rd 2021, 12:59 PM 57,314 Views 74 Comments

Recent polls have shown consistent support for independence.

# independence - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Nicola Sturgeon sets out plans for independence referendum draft bill in 2021
# Indyref2
# Indyref2

Nicola Sturgeon sets out plans for independence referendum draft bill in 2021

Sep 1st 2020, 5:58 PM 36,084 Views 39 Comments

Nicola Sturgeon also announced a raft of measures to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic.

# independence - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Bougainville to vote on becoming world’s newest nation - and Bertie Ahern is involved
# Papua New Guinea
# Papua New Guinea

Bougainville to vote on becoming world’s newest nation - and Bertie Ahern is involved

Nov 23rd 2019, 10:33 AM 24,380 Views 29 Comments

The former Taoiseach is the chair of the Bougainville Referendum Commission.

# independence - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Nicola Sturgeon to request power to hold new Scottish independence vote
# Second Referendum
# Second Referendum

Nicola Sturgeon to request power to hold new Scottish independence vote

Oct 15th 2019, 8:03 PM 15,429 Views 14 Comments

The First Minister said work was being done to update the “independence prospectus”.

# independence - Monday 14 October, 2019

Spain's supreme court finds Catalan leaders guilty of sedition over failed independence bid
# Independence
# Independence

Spain's supreme court finds Catalan leaders guilty of sedition over failed independence bid

Oct 14th 2019, 8:48 AM 10,966 Views 45 Comments

The leaders of the independence movement were found guilty on charges of sedition and misuse of public funds.

# independence - Saturday 5 October, 2019

Thousands march in pro-independence protest in Scotland
# Edinburgh
# Edinburgh

Thousands march in pro-independence protest in Scotland

Oct 5th 2019, 6:08 PM 19,585 Views 44 Comments

Scotland voted against independence in a 2014 referendum by 55 percent.

# independence - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Opinion: Independent Ireland was established through violent revolution - there were few peacemakers
# OPINON
# OPINON

Opinion: Independent Ireland was established through violent revolution - there were few peacemakers

May 15th 2019, 7:00 AM 16,892 Views 82 Comments

It is important that we don’t judge the events of the Irish revolution against fictional, sanitised versions of the Irish past, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

# independence - Sunday 20 January, 2019

The Dáil sat for the very first time 100 years ago tomorrow. Here's what they talked about
# Centenary
# Centenary

The Dáil sat for the very first time 100 years ago tomorrow. Here's what they talked about

Jan 20th 2019, 9:45 PM 29,206 Views 44 Comments

Many of those elected to the Dáil were listed as “fé ghlas ag Gallaibh” (imprisoned by the foreigners).

# independence - Saturday 5 January, 2019

Ukrainian Orthodox church gains independence from Russia
# Decree
# Decree

Ukrainian Orthodox church gains independence from Russia

Jan 5th 2019, 5:25 PM 8,156 Views 18 Comments

The Russian Orthodox Church has cut ties following the move.

# independence - Monday 14 May, 2018

New Catalan president accused of being a 'puppet' and 'supremacist'
# Independence
# Independence

New Catalan president accused of being a 'puppet' and 'supremacist'

May 14th 2018, 7:09 PM 10,646 Views 7 Comments

Quim Torra said previous comments he made have been taken out of context.

# independence - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Restored newsreel footage shows Ireland's fight for Independence
# IFI
# IFI

Restored newsreel footage shows Ireland's fight for Independence

May 3rd 2018, 5:57 PM 26,982 Views 30 Comments

The footage was restored from the original nitrate film and will be available on the IFI Player.

# independence - Monday 26 March, 2018

Exiled former Catalan leader to appear in court as his arrest triggers protests
# Independence
# Independence

Exiled former Catalan leader to appear in court as his arrest triggers protests

Mar 26th 2018, 7:33 AM 8,048 Views 40 Comments

German police arrested Carles Puigdemont after he crossed the border from Denmark.

# independence - Sunday 24 December, 2017

Ousted Catalan president wants to return to the region following election victory
# Independence
# Independence

Ousted Catalan president wants to return to the region following election victory

Dec 24th 2017, 10:49 AM 5,757 Views 12 Comments

Puigdemont campaigned from Brussels, where he sought self-imposed exile after he was sacked by Madrid and a Spanish court charged him with rebellion.

# independence - Friday 22 December, 2017

Catalan separatists win absolute parliamentary majority
# Independence
# Independence

Catalan separatists win absolute parliamentary majority

Dec 22nd 2017, 6:49 AM 16,462 Views 44 Comments

There was a record high turnout of over 80%.

# independence - Friday 10 November, 2017

Catalonia: Ex-parliament speaker spends night in jail for involvement in independence drive
# Rebellion
# Rebellion

Catalonia: Ex-parliament speaker spends night in jail for involvement in independence drive

Nov 10th 2017, 11:06 AM 8,000 Views 28 Comments

A judge at Spain’s Supreme Court has ordered Carme Forcadell to be detained on charges of “rebellion”.

# independence - Sunday 5 November, 2017

Judge has 24 hours to decide fate of former Catalan leader and ministers
# Independence Bid
# Independence Bid

Judge has 24 hours to decide fate of former Catalan leader and ministers

Nov 5th 2017, 4:15 PM 15,399 Views 44 Comments

The five men handed themselves in to police in Belgium this morning.

# independence - Monday 30 October, 2017

Charges of rebellion, sedition and misuse of funds sought against ousted Catalan cabinet members
# Opposition
# Opposition

Charges of rebellion, sedition and misuse of funds sought against ousted Catalan cabinet members

Oct 30th 2017, 1:21 PM 14,784 Views 56 Comments

Spanish authorities say deposed officials will be allowed to take their personal belongings from official buildings, but are barred from performing any official duties.

# independence - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Catalonia's leader wants 'democratic opposition' to Spanish government's takeover
# Independence
# Independence

Catalonia's leader wants 'democratic opposition' to Spanish government's takeover

Oct 28th 2017, 3:05 PM 24,297 Views 55 Comments

The Spanish prime minister last night quashed the Catalan parliament and called an election for late December.

# independence - Friday 27 October, 2017

Spain has dissolved the Catalan parliament, removed its leader, and called an election for late December
# Escalating Quickly
# Escalating Quickly

Spain has dissolved the Catalan parliament, removed its leader, and called an election for late December

Oct 27th 2017, 8:12 PM 39,655 Views 170 Comments

Earlier, the Catalan parliament voted overwhelmingly to declare independence from Spain and proclaim a new republic.

# independence - Sunday 22 October, 2017

450,000 protest in Barcelona as Catalan leader claims Spanish government is 'acting like Franco'
# Spain
# Spain

450,000 protest in Barcelona as Catalan leader claims Spanish government is 'acting like Franco'

Oct 22nd 2017, 7:48 AM 10,836 Views 43 Comments

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont was scathing in his condemnation of the Spanish government’s decision to strip him and his administration of their autonomy.

# independence - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Spain to suspend Catalonia's autonomy unless leader abandons independence push
# Tension
# Tension

Spain to suspend Catalonia's autonomy unless leader abandons independence push

Oct 18th 2017, 9:45 AM 6,409 Views 21 Comments

If Catalonia does not provide a satisfactory response by 8am tomorrow, direct rule could be imposed.

# independence - Monday 16 October, 2017

Spain gives Catalonia deadline of 9am Thursday to make up mind on independence
# Yay Or Nay
# Yay Or Nay

Spain gives Catalonia deadline of 9am Thursday to make up mind on independence

Oct 16th 2017, 1:31 PM 11,125 Views 24 Comments

The Prime Minister of Spain is said to be prepared to take the “nuclear option” and suspend the Catalan regional government.

# independence - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Catalan president may declare region independent in defiance of Spain
# Referendum
# Referendum

Catalan president may declare region independent in defiance of Spain

Oct 10th 2017, 7:44 AM 8,209 Views 63 Comments

All eyes will be on Carles Puigdemont’s speech later today.

# independence - Monday 9 October, 2017

Catalan leader says he must 'apply the law' after independence referendum
# Spain In Crisis
# Spain In Crisis

Catalan leader says he must 'apply the law' after independence referendum

Oct 9th 2017, 7:30 AM 14,548 Views 51 Comments

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont is required by law to announce independence by tomorrow evening.

# independence - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Thousands take to the streets of Barcelona campaigning against independence
# Catalonia
# Catalonia

Thousands take to the streets of Barcelona campaigning against independence

Oct 8th 2017, 1:56 PM 8,798 Views 36 Comments

Today, thousands of supporters of Spanish unity took to the streets of Barcelona.

# independence - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Spain court orders Catalan independence session suspended
# Mediation
# Mediation

Spain court orders Catalan independence session suspended

Oct 5th 2017, 4:15 PM 20,265 Views 134 Comments

The Catalan leader had said it could declare independence after a meeting on Monday.

# independence - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

FC Barcelona, tourist sites and universities all expected to join Catalonia general strike today
# Independence
# Independence

FC Barcelona, tourist sites and universities all expected to join Catalonia general strike today

Oct 3rd 2017, 7:36 AM 11,594 Views 72 Comments

The strike is to condemn police violence at a banned weekend referendum on independence.

# independence - Sunday 1 October, 2017

Barcelona's game played behind-closed-doors after violent scenes on the streets of the city
# Independence
From The42
# Independence

Barcelona's game played behind-closed-doors after violent scenes on the streets of the city

Oct 1st 2017, 3:00 PM 25,901 Views 29 Comments

Tonight’s La Liga fixture against Las Palmas will go ahead despite protests surrounding the Catalan referendum vote.

# independence - Friday 29 September, 2017

Catalonia referendum: Tractors roll in and buildings occupied to support independence vote
# Independence
# Independence

Catalonia referendum: Tractors roll in and buildings occupied to support independence vote

Sep 29th 2017, 10:37 PM 14,493 Views 61 Comments

Authorities in Madrid have instructed police to ensure no votes are cast in Sunday’s vote.

# independence - Monday 11 September, 2017

Pictures: Hundreds of thousands of Catalans turn out to say 'Goodbye Spain' ahead of vote
# INDY REF
# INDY REF

Pictures: Hundreds of thousands of Catalans turn out to say 'Goodbye Spain' ahead of vote

Sep 11th 2017, 8:38 PM 41,601 Views 60 Comments

Some 400,000 people marched through central Barcelona today.

# independence - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Catalonia says it will hold a referendum on independence from Spain next month
# It's A Date
# It's A Date

Catalonia says it will hold a referendum on independence from Spain next month

Sep 7th 2017, 8:08 AM 12,974 Views 55 Comments

The Spanish government has pledged to do everything in its power to stop the vote.

# independence - Friday 9 June, 2017

Catalonia is set to vote on independence from Spain
# Catexit
# Catexit

Catalonia is set to vote on independence from Spain

Jun 9th 2017, 12:08 PM 20,508 Views 30 Comments

A referendum is set to be held on 1 October.

# independence - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Tomorrow's UK newspapers may spoil the Scottish independence party
# Indyref 2
# Indyref 2

Tomorrow's UK newspapers may spoil the Scottish independence party

Mar 14th 2017, 11:02 PM 24,039 Views 51 Comments

New polls show that Scots aren’t yet sold on independence.

# independence - Monday 13 March, 2017

Poll: Should Scotland hold another referendum on independence from the UK?
# Indyref 2
# Indyref 2

Poll: Should Scotland hold another referendum on independence from the UK?

Mar 13th 2017, 8:32 PM 31,639 Views 143 Comments

Has Brexit changed the game that much?

# independence - Saturday 15 October, 2016

Nicola Sturgeon raises prospect of second Scottish independence vote
# Referendum
# Referendum

Nicola Sturgeon raises prospect of second Scottish independence vote

Oct 15th 2016, 7:50 PM 10,120 Views 52 Comments

The SNP leader said: “I have never doubted that Scotland will one day become an independent country.”

# independence - Friday 16 September, 2016

Budgeting is boring? A guide to why - and how - you need to master the purse strings
# Change Generation
# Change Generation

Budgeting is boring? A guide to why - and how - you need to master the purse strings

Sep 16th 2016, 11:00 AM 19,840 Views 4 Comments

A third-level student will need at least €11,000 to get through the college year, living away from home.

# independence - Friday 2 September, 2016

Nicola Sturgeon launches new drive for Scottish independence
# Brexit
# Brexit

Nicola Sturgeon launches new drive for Scottish independence

Sep 2nd 2016, 12:01 PM 14,117 Views 63 Comments

A new poll found 46% of people are now in favour of Scottish independence.

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