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Saturday 4 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# partition

All time
Voices
Northern Ireland: 'Most people would probably welcome a redrawn border'
All options, radical or otherwise for Northern Ireland, need to be weighed up, writes Caoimhín De Barra.
Voices
The cost of reunification? Ireland can no longer afford the cost of partition...
Northern Ireland Finance Minister Máirtín Ó Muilleoir argues that uniting Ireland north and south would be to everyone’s economic benefit.
# diplomatic differences
Irish and UK governments reassert their claims over Lough Foyle
Yesterday, the Northern Irish Secretary of State said “the whole of Lough Foyle is within the UK”.
# partition
Syria might need to be dismembered, says America's spymaster
John Brennan’s comments are a rare public acknowledgement by a senior US official that Syria may need partition.
# Not for me Gerry
Sinead O'Connor is NOT joining Sinn Féin after 'they persuaded me I'd be bored s***less'
The singer applied to join the party last month but appears to have changed her mind.
# Boundaries
Nothing to get excited about in 'stale' Gaelic football Championship structure -- Ciaran Whelan
The former midfielder believes it’s time some of the provincial boundaries were redrawn to make for a nine-month long Championship season.
Voices
Column: It's wrong to limit the debate over Anglo-Irish relations to partition alone
Gerry Adams is wrong to say that the time for a new Anglo-Irish relationship is now; the relationship has already been changing, writes Ryan Gray.
Voices
Gerry Adams: It's time to define an entirely new relationship between Ireland and Britain
Commentators have portrayed State visits between Ireland and Britain, such as Michael D Higgins’s trip next year, as proof that the issue of British involvement in Irish affairs has been settled. It hasn’t, argues the Sinn Féin President.
# MacGill
Gerry Adams: The institutions of the State have their backs to the border
“The prevailing sense among the policy makers is to perpetuate the status quo,” the Sinn Féin President has told the MacGill Summer School in the Glenties this evening.
# Border poll
Sinn Féin tables motion calling for a border poll
Sinn Féin have tabled a motion calling for the British Secretary of State to hold a border poll within the lifetime of the next Assembly term.
# partition
Martin Mansergh challenges Adams on Government of Ireland Act claims
Adam said yesterday that Sinn Féin negotiated an end to the act in the Good Friday Agreement negotiations.