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Northern Ireland’s economy has a lot more to lose from a hard Brexit than the Republic’s

As the Brexit end game approaches, the intractability of the problems around the Irish border are thrown into sharp relief

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‘Uniting Ireland and its People in Peace and Prosperity’ – summary

The Joint Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement in its work programme approved by the Dublin parliament appointed Senator Mark Daly as rapporteur to compile a report on the effect of Brexit on Ireland, what Ireland should seek to have

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Irish Dail report shows a United Ireland may be closer than ever

An Irish parliamentary report on achieving Irish unity has placed the republican goal of a united Ireland in the context of 26 County constitutional parliamentary politics for the first time.

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UK ELECTION 2017: ‘Theresa May offers nothing but the status quo’

Since the advent of New Labour in 1997, a common trope of general election campaigns has been the (invariably unfulfilled) promise of a new way of doing politics

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Scottish government to seek post-Brexit independence vote

Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon says she plans to trigger another independence referendum. She said the new poll should be held between autumn 2018 and spring 2019, once the terms of Britain’s exit from the European Union have become clear.

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Standing up for Ireland in the EU

Earlier this year an opinion poll found that 44 per cent of people in Britain were proud of its history of colonialism while only 21 per cent regretted that it happened

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Saying No to the Apple Billions

The issues raised by the Apple deal with successive Irish governments go to the very core of the government’s attitude to citizens; to public services; to tax justice here and internationally; to fairness for our business sector; and to corporate social responsibility

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Potential for building a new Ireland

THE result of the recent EU referendum presents serious challenges for Ireland, north and south and for relations between Ireland and Britain

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Building for Success and a United Ireland

In 1992 Sinn Féin held our Ard Fheis in the Ballyfermot Community Centre

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Britain votes to quit EU

British Prime Minister David Cameron might resign after results from his referendum on EU membership show it pulling Britain and the north of Ireland out of the European Union by a total vote of an estimated 51.7% to 48.3%

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