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#United Ireland

# united-ireland - Saturday 1 May, 2021

People on both sides of the border ‘not prepared to foot united Ireland bill’ - poll
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

People on both sides of the border ‘not prepared to foot united Ireland bill’ - poll

May 1st 2021, 10:40 AM 34,589 Views 126 Comments

The poll also found that a majority in Ireland and a plurality in the North want a referendum on a united Ireland to be held.

# united-ireland - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

A majority in Northern Ireland would vote to stay in UK, poll finds
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

A majority in Northern Ireland would vote to stay in UK, poll finds

Apr 21st 2021, 7:15 AM 37,242 Views 113 Comments

As Northern Ireland prepares to mark its centenary the poll found that the majority felt the region would not be part of the UK in 25 years.

Almost half of Irish people don't have confidence in the EU's Covid-19 vaccines strategy
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Almost half of Irish people don't have confidence in the EU's Covid-19 vaccines strategy

Apr 21st 2021, 7:00 AM 12,777 Views 42 Comments

That’s according to a Red C poll commissioned by European Movement Ireland published today.

# united-ireland - Monday 5 April, 2021

Northern Ireland is more than green and orange now - as new communities enter the debate
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Northern Ireland is more than green and orange now - as new communities enter the debate

Apr 5th 2021, 9:00 PM 41,839 Views 40 Comments

“Our young people are fierce and brave and they’re coming for us. And we should let them.”

A shared island: Your ideas for a new Ireland
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

A shared island: Your ideas for a new Ireland

Apr 5th 2021, 10:15 AM 1,462 Views 0 Comments

Should the Irish language stay in the constitution of a united Ireland? Our readers share their ideas for how Ireland could change.

# united-ireland - 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 42,070 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.

# united-ireland - Thursday 1 April, 2021

The Explainer: How likely is a united Ireland in the next 10 years?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: How likely is a united Ireland in the next 10 years?

Apr 1st 2021, 6:00 PM 19,172 Views 58 Comments

On this episode, we hear from the Good Information Project, which is currently examining this very question.

# united-ireland - Friday 26 March, 2021

Retired Colonel Dorcha Lee: Is joining NATO the price for Irish reunification?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Retired Colonel Dorcha Lee: Is joining NATO the price for Irish reunification?

Mar 26th 2021, 7:00 AM 30,992 Views 74 Comments

As debates continued this week around how a united Ireland would look, Lee outlines the defence challenges it would pose.

# united-ireland - Thursday 25 March, 2021

'I would have said of German unity 'not in my lifetime'': What can Ireland learn from a united Germany?
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

'I would have said of German unity 'not in my lifetime'': What can Ireland learn from a united Germany?

Mar 25th 2021, 12:05 AM 23,114 Views 81 Comments

“I was a citizen of West Germany and I had never known anything different, I thought that was the world: a divided world.”

# united-ireland - Monday 22 March, 2021

Column: Irish reunification is an opportunity to reset the economy and confront the climate crisis
# GoodInformation
# GoodInformation

Column: Irish reunification is an opportunity to reset the economy and confront the climate crisis

Mar 22nd 2021, 7:00 AM 12,812 Views 30 Comments

A new all-Ireland constitution can enshrine into law the inviolable rights of nature and create a space to ensure a safe climate future.

# united-ireland - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

Explainer: What is the Taoiseach's Shared Island Unit up to?
# TGIP
# TGIP

Explainer: What is the Taoiseach's Shared Island Unit up to?

Mar 17th 2021, 8:00 PM 11,454 Views 18 Comments

Cross-border transport, Ulster University’s Magee campus, and an all-island research hub are some of the concrete proposals the Unit are looking at.

The myriad ways Brexit has permanently shifted the course of Northern Ireland's future
# TGIP
# TGIP

The myriad ways Brexit has permanently shifted the course of Northern Ireland's future

Mar 17th 2021, 12:05 AM 35,637 Views 33 Comments

Northern Ireland’s elected reps weren’t at the Brexit talks, where very detailed aspects of NI trade were regularly discussed.

# united-ireland - Monday 15 March, 2021

FactFind: How could a border poll happen?
# Shared Island
# Shared Island

FactFind: How could a border poll happen?

Mar 15th 2021, 4:47 PM 15,083 Views 29 Comments

Talking aside, who actually makes the decision?

# united-ireland - Friday 12 March, 2021

Ireland's big question: What could a shared island look like?
# TGIP
# TGIP

Ireland's big question: What could a shared island look like?

Mar 12th 2021, 6:00 PM 19,530 Views 55 Comments

The first topic as part of The Journal’s Good Information Project.

# united-ireland - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

US Sinn Féin supporters place ad in newspapers calling for referendum on Irish unity
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

US Sinn Féin supporters place ad in newspapers calling for referendum on Irish unity

Mar 10th 2021, 9:19 AM 42,462 Views 191 Comments

Both the New York Times and the Washington Post will carry half-page ads.

# united-ireland - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

When should the UK call a border poll in Ireland? Calls for clarity on this 'quite remarkable' question
# Good Friday Agreement
# Good Friday Agreement

When should the UK call a border poll in Ireland? Calls for clarity on this 'quite remarkable' question

Feb 16th 2021, 1:32 PM 29,296 Views 114 Comments

The decision to hold a referendum is ultimately one to be taken by the UK’s Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.

# united-ireland - Friday 29 January, 2021

Nicola Sturgeon on a united Ireland: 'You can guess my general predilection around it'
# Celtic Cousins
# Celtic Cousins

Nicola Sturgeon on a united Ireland: 'You can guess my general predilection around it'

Jan 29th 2021, 9:18 AM 97,508 Views 109 Comments

Sturgeon said reunification was made ‘more likely’ because of Brexit.

# united-ireland - 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 49,408 Views 154 Comments

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

# united-ireland - Friday 8 January, 2021

Brexit deal ‘accelerates possibility of a united Ireland within next 25 years’
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

Brexit deal ‘accelerates possibility of a united Ireland within next 25 years’

Jan 8th 2021, 5:03 PM 21,360 Views 85 Comments

Former cabinet minister Lord Blunkett made the prediction as peers debated the agreement between the UK and EU.

# united-ireland - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Ireland unification referendums should only be held with 'clear plan for what follows', report finds
# Border Poll
# Border Poll

Ireland unification referendums should only be held with 'clear plan for what follows', report finds

Nov 26th 2020, 4:00 PM 15,420 Views 65 Comments

The working group said the “years of acrimony” following Brexit show the dangers of calling a vote without adequate planning.

# united-ireland - Friday 20 November, 2020

German reunification a 'useful example' of how planned Irish reunification could work, says Sinn Féin
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

German reunification a 'useful example' of how planned Irish reunification could work, says Sinn Féin

Nov 20th 2020, 4:33 PM 25,273 Views 106 Comments

Sinn Féin has launched a document on why there are economic benefits to a united Ireland.

# united-ireland - 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 25,157 Views 36 Comments

Patience is running out among some supporters of Irish unity, namely Sinn Féin.

# united-ireland - Friday 17 July, 2020

Taoiseach Micheál Martin 'doesn't see' a border poll being a possibility during his government
# Trip North
# Trip North

Taoiseach Micheál Martin 'doesn't see' a border poll being a possibility during his government

Jul 17th 2020, 7:53 AM 11,196 Views 67 Comments

Martin said he would work towards getting North-South infrastructure projects “over the line”.

# united-ireland - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

One-third of Irish people believe there'll be a united Ireland in the EU in the next ten years
# Survey
# Survey

One-third of Irish people believe there'll be a united Ireland in the EU in the next ten years

Apr 28th 2020, 7:05 AM 38,937 Views 79 Comments

Just 26% of respondents in a survey said they believe there will be a UK-EU trade deal agreed by 31 December.

# united-ireland - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

'People have gotten into a frenzy over it': Michelle O'Neill laughs off criticism of Sinn Féin rallies
# Sinn Féin Surge
# Sinn Féin Surge

'People have gotten into a frenzy over it': Michelle O'Neill laughs off criticism of Sinn Féin rallies

Mar 3rd 2020, 6:30 PM 26,338 Views 47 Comments

O’Neill also spoke of the misogyny she has witnessed as a female politician and her dreams of a United Ireland.

# united-ireland - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

The EU should support Irish reunification, Mary Lou McDonald tells BBC
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

The EU should support Irish reunification, Mary Lou McDonald tells BBC

Feb 11th 2020, 7:30 AM 52,649 Views 217 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader also said the British government needs to start preparing itself for this constitutional change.

# united-ireland - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Q+A: Here's where the parties stand on a united Ireland and holding a border poll
# Reunification
# Reunification

Q+A: Here's where the parties stand on a united Ireland and holding a border poll

Feb 6th 2020, 7:16 PM 22,048 Views 34 Comments

The question is more immediate since Brexit, so what are the parties saying?

# united-ireland - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Opinion: 'Taoiseach, discussing a united Ireland is still possible - despite the RIC debacle'
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

Opinion: 'Taoiseach, discussing a united Ireland is still possible - despite the RIC debacle'

Jan 14th 2020, 7:00 AM 14,341 Views 81 Comments

Caoimhín de Barra looks at the possible compromises we would face if a united Ireland became a reality

# united-ireland - Sunday 29 December, 2019

Poll: Do you want to see a border poll take place in the next decade?
# Border Poll
# Border Poll

Poll: Do you want to see a border poll take place in the next decade?

Dec 29th 2019, 9:30 AM 128,441 Views 145 Comments

What do you think?

# united-ireland - Friday 27 December, 2019

Coveney: Boris' trade talks deadline is just part of his 'Get Brexit Done' message
# Interview
# Interview

Coveney: Boris' trade talks deadline is just part of his 'Get Brexit Done' message

Dec 27th 2019, 7:30 AM 8,844 Views 5 Comments

In a wide-ranging interview, Coveney says he isn’t trying to manoeuvre himself into a leadership contest with Leo Varadkar.

A border poll now wouldn't be a good idea because 'it would be defeated', Varadkar says
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

A border poll now wouldn't be a good idea because 'it would be defeated', Varadkar says

Dec 27th 2019, 6:00 AM 12,962 Views 45 Comments

The Taoiseach has said that the focus now should on restoring the Northern Irish assembly “all in a wider reasonable context”.

# united-ireland - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Government risking Brexit-style crash by not actively preparing for Irish unity, senator says
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

Government risking Brexit-style crash by not actively preparing for Irish unity, senator says

Dec 22nd 2019, 2:01 PM 21,275 Views 59 Comments

Micheál Martin and Leo Varadkar have said they don’t believe it is the right time for any border poll on reunification.

# united-ireland - Friday 13 December, 2019

Do the results in the North make a united Ireland more likely? 'People shouldn't race ahead of themselves' says Varadkar
# POLITICAL SHIFT
# POLITICAL SHIFT

Do the results in the North make a united Ireland more likely? 'People shouldn't race ahead of themselves' says Varadkar

Dec 13th 2019, 12:34 PM 24,584 Views 66 Comments

The Taoiseach said the tectonic plates of the political landscape in the North have shifted.

# united-ireland - 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 11,729 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.

# united-ireland - Sunday 24 November, 2019

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 56,289 Views 133 Comments

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
# United Ireland

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

Nov 17th 2019, 10:30 AM 96,298 Views 200 Comments

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'
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

Mary Lou McDonald: 'Irish unity referendum must happen in the next five years'

Updated Nov 16th 2019, 8:40 PM 28,041 Views 136 Comments

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
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

Varadkar says he would like to see a united Ireland in his lifetime

Oct 25th 2019, 12:29 PM 23,669 Views 98 Comments

“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
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

Dublin council to vote on lobbying minister to ask Northern Irish secretary to organise a border poll

Oct 11th 2019, 6:05 AM 19,831 Views 42 Comments

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
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

How many people in Northern Ireland would vote for Irish unification? It's the week in numbers

Sep 14th 2019, 7:00 PM 49,832 Views 34 Comments

Plus: The number of sandwich boards that Dublin City Council has seized from businesses.

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