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NI council elections: Alliance hails 'breakthrough' NI vote
Of course they use STV in Northern Ireland Council elections, which helps a lot
NorthernIreland  GoodNews 
16 days ago by andrewducker
Woman in charge of UK borders admits that there are no technological solutions for a hard border in Ireland
"What you need is, at the very least, something that looks like a customs union, plus something that looks like a single market"
ireland  NorthernIreland  europe  uk  trade  customs 
4 weeks ago by andrewducker
UK/EU talks have completely stalled. Have you started stockpiling yet?
I'm planning on stockpiling in January, if they haven't got things moving by then.
Not at all confident they will, as the NI border issue seems unfixable.
NorthernIreland  uk  europe  doom 
august 2018 by andrewducker
Opinion polls,and the prospects for a United Ireland
The prospect of Brexit is changing the dynamic on the ground in Northern Ireland. Whitehalls failure to come up with a way of keeping its promises on both Brexit and the Good Friday Agreement is causing huge problems for the UK in negotiations, to the extent that yet another deadline will be…
ireland  NorthernIreland  polls 
july 2018 by andrewducker
Irish Government gives Theresa May two weeks to solve Border issue
“There’s a new idea or solution being mooted every week,” said a senior Government source, adding that Dublin was only “interested in proposals that are written down”.

“On paper like. Or on a screen. We are at legal text stage. We need legal texts to draft and debate.”
Ireland  NorthernIreland  OhForFucksSake 
june 2018 by andrewducker
DUP threatens to pull support from Theresa May's government if she backs down over post-Brexit Irish border
Hilarious largely because the Conservatives called another election that they didn't need - which made them dependent on the DUP in the first place...
Ireland  NorthernIreland  UK  Europe  politics  funny 
november 2017 by andrewducker
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