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# shared island

This year
# Childcare
Families in the North more reliant on friends and family for childcare than those in the Republic
Care by family and friends is much more comment in the North at 39%, while this figure is only at 6% in the Republic.
Last year
# esri report
Report finds Ireland’s productivity 40% higher than Northern Ireland’s over the past 20 years
The report concluded that there was a need to invest in education in the North to reduce the gap.
# Clones
Taoiseach launches €20 million cross-border Ulster Canal restoration project
Taoiseach Micheal Martin laid the foundation stone to mark the start of phase two of the works.
# shared island
Seanad committee to gather views from 'all traditions' on island of Ireland’s future
People who make written submissions be invited to attend hearings in the Seanad later this year.
# tgip-podcast
The Good Information Podcast: How close are we to a United Ireland?
What conditions must be met before a United Ireland comes about?
All time
# the good information project
Panel discussion: What future do young people want for Northern Ireland?
THE GOOD FRIDAY generation were never supposed to know violence, but recent events show life in Northern Ireland is more complicated than that.
# the good information project
Northern Ireland is more than green and orange now - as new communities enter the debate
“Our young people are fierce and brave and they’re coming for us. And we should let them.”
# the good information project
A shared island: Your ideas for a new Ireland
Should the Irish language stay in the constitution of a united Ireland? Our readers share their ideas for how Ireland could change.
# the good information project
Scotland and its elections are key to the union and to a united Ireland
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.
# the good information project
What do we know - and not know - about the costs of a united Ireland?
Experts are starting to give more attention to the question of what a united Ireland or shared island would look like in economic terms.
# keeping it civil
'We should be ready': United, shared or otherwise, conversations about Ireland's future are happening
Even away from government help, civil initiatives are looking towards the kind of country we may be in the future.
# GoodInformation
Open Newsroom: What could a shared island look like?
This is a new initiative launched by the Journal to open a dialogue with our audience around big issues – we want to find out what questions you’d like answered.
Column: If you want a shared island, it's time to listen to your unionist neighbours
A united Ireland will not mean healing and reconciliation for many people in Northern Ireland. For some it will mean pain, sadness and trauma, writes Sarah Creighton.
# shared island
FactFind: How could a border poll happen?
Talking aside, who actually makes the decision?
Column: If you want a shared island, it's time to listen to your unionist neighbours
Ireland's big question: What could a shared island look like?
Ireland's big question: What could a shared island look like?
The first topic as part of The Journal’s Good Information Project.