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#Irish Unity

# irish-unity - Monday 14 March, 2022

Sinn Féin on US charm offensive to garner support for Irish unity and the Good Friday Agreement
# Irish Unity
# Irish Unity

Sinn Féin on US charm offensive to garner support for Irish unity and the Good Friday Agreement

Mar 14th 2022, 11:57 PM 19,567 Views 39 Comments

McDonald says we shouldn’t underestimate the power of having the US on our side.

Sinn Féin runs advert in The New York Times calling for 'Irish unity in our time'
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

Sinn Féin runs advert in The New York Times calling for 'Irish unity in our time'

Mar 14th 2022, 3:36 PM 19,136 Views 59 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald sat down with The Journal in New York today where she said criticism of the ad was ‘nonsense’.

# irish-unity - Friday 24 December, 2021

McDonald says she can see 'no good argument' for re-entering the Commonwealth
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

McDonald says she can see 'no good argument' for re-entering the Commonwealth

Dec 24th 2021, 6:00 AM 63,606 Views 134 Comments

McDonald says she can see ‘no good argument’ for re-entering the Commonwealth.

# irish-unity - Tuesday 23 November, 2021

Brexit is fuelling a boom in cross-border trade. But why? And what does it mean for the island?
# Brexit
# Brexit

Brexit is fuelling a boom in cross-border trade. But why? And what does it mean for the island?

Nov 23rd 2021, 12:05 AM 36,964 Views 15 Comments
  • In the year to September, the value of imports to the Republic from the North grew by 60% to almost €2.6 billion.
  • The value of goods going the opposite direction rose by almost 50% over the same period last year to €2.8 billion.
  • The changes have been born of necessity rather than politics or questions of identity, Ian Curran writes.

# 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 25,249 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 39,956 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 40,638 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 11,749 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 39,505 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 56,425 Views 132 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 28,080 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 10,278 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 25,735 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 17,148 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 20,870 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 8,898 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 19,304 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 109,866 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 17,530 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 18,578 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 20,907 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”.