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Towards a New Ireland

In case you missed it last week this is the paper delivered by Neale Richmond TD on planning and preparing for a border poll and a United Ireland. A must read. Twenty-three years after the signing of the Good Friday Agreement, conversations regarding the future of Northern Ireland’s status have once again come to the […]

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Northern Ireland at 100: Is Unionism emotionally ready for conversation about a united Ireland?

Monday 3rd May: register for this IrishBorderPoll debate When asked what he wanted for unionism David Trimble once answered: “To be left alone.” Writing in the Irish Times this month Peter Cardwell bemoaned that unionism feels anything but left alone by constant prodding and talk of a united Ireland. Since Brexit, the Irish unity debate […]

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Creating Northern Ireland: Remembering the Belfast Pogrom

The centenary of Northern Ireland is upon us. The British PM and NI First Minister told us they intend to celebrate. Yet the scale of horror unleashed upon Northern Catholics by Unionism with British supplied guns in forging the statelet should be a source of shame for those involved. Instead, the scale of atrocities that […]

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Imagining a New Ireland

By Clíodhna NicBhranair I have had many conversations over the years about the notion of Irish unity – with varying outcomes, I must admit! There are those who totally oppose the idea, who are unionist to the core, who view themselves as British. There are those who claim to be ambivalent, who say that it’s […]

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The Union with Northern Ireland: A Dead End for Brexit

irishborderpoll.com believes in the free and open exchange of ideas as a prerequisite for a successful Unity project. In coming months we will feature contributors not everyone will always agree with. For us that’s a good thing – it’s called debate. Today Brexit supporter Peter Ramsay of ‘The Full Brexit’ argues the Protocol has to […]

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A Referendum on Irish Unity – An Economic Imperative

Gerry Carlile, CEO of Ireland’s Future, makes a persuasive case for Irish unity on economic grounds. This article first appeared on eamonnmallie.com. At a time when almost every part of our economy and society is trying to come to terms with the Covid-19 pandemic, the limitations of a partitioned island are being laid bare. Partition […]

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Imagining education in the new Ireland

Irishborderpoll today launches a new series of articles on ‘Imagining the new Ireland’. We hope to feature a diverse range of people from all walks of life, many of them writing for the first time about subjects close to their hearts. Here teacher Sean Walsh argues for an education system which draws upon the best […]

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The political, economic and legal consequences of Irish reunification.

Originally published on jimocallaghan.com. Jim O’Callaghan is odds on favourite to be the next leader of Fianna Fail. In ‘The Political, Economic and Legal Consequences of Irish Reunification’, he sketches out a blueprint for the new Ireland. Give yourself a good  40 minutes, settle down and read. Then join the conversation. Would you broadly welcome […]

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Attack on the Good Friday Agreement

There is clearly huge discomfort among leading members of the Dublin establishment at the momentum developing about a Unity referendum. For many years, the three old dominant political parties in the Republic, Fianna Fáil, Fianna Gael and Labour, loudly demanded that the Republican movement accept the principle of consent, whereby constitutional change to the status […]

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Persuading For Irish Unity In Britain

Welcome to IrishBorderPoll.com. This website was created by a group of first, second and third generation Irish people living in Britain and others with no blood ties whatever to Ireland. Our aim is constitutional change. The 2020s are the decade of constitutional change Without wishing to sound triumphalist or disrespectful we contend it is the […]