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Not Even Sinn Féin Are Prepared For A United Ireland

Due to the rising number of Catholics as a share of Northern Ireland’s population and the possible ramifications of Brexit, there has been an increased pushed for a border poll, especially by Sinn Féin. 2,406 more words

Politics

Comóradh 100 Bliain

Thomas Ashe was born on January 12th, 1885, in County Kerry, into a bi-lingual household. He became an Irish teacher in Lusk and joined the Gaelic League and the Irish Volunteers, commanding the Fingal battalion during the Easter Rising. 70 more words

Belfast

What is the Éire Nua US Campaign?

MISSION STATEMENT 

The mission of the Éire Nua US Campaign is to secure the support of the United States Congress and House of Representatives to end the partition of Ireland in the context of a British withdrawal from the six occupied Irish counties to be followed by the establishment of a 32-county Federal Irish Republic as outlined in the Éire Nua document. 373 more words

Use The Veto, Leo

“First round” Brexit negotiations between Europe and the UK required an agreement in principle on the land border between Northern Ireland (part of the UK) and the Republic of Ireland (a member of the EU). 141 more words

Belfast

Fight the Squeeze

In what follows I outline some political and economic aspects of austerity and make some suggestions about what form the fight against austerity could take in the North. 2,377 more words

Northern Ireland

The Good Friday Agreement is part of the “British Constitution”, so Brexit is unconstitutional and must be stopped.

One of the most burning issues to solve in the Brexit negotiations is the Irish border question which risks to slow down the process of exit of the UK from the EU because in 2 weeks the Irish Prime Minister, Leo Varadkar, could put his veto on the entrance to the next steps of the Brexit talks. 428 more words

Politics

From the Guardian: "The Irish question may yet save Britain from Brexit"

Polly Toynbee:

“It was always there for all to see, the great Celtic stone cross barring the way to Brexit. Finally, as crunch day nears, the government and its Brextremists have to confront what was always a roadblock to their fantasies.

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