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  • Brexit

    Something will turn up

    Wilkins Micawber and Theresa May have a lot in common. They both pin their faith on something turning up. “The DUP’s resistance to this fudge […]

    John S Warren 9th Dec'17 12
  • Brexit

    Arlene Foster Helps Both Ways

    To summarise then. Arlene Foster and the Irish Government have negotiated a soft-Brexit framework for the United Kingdom. Arlene Foster and the Irish Government may […]

    Oisin Murphy-Lawless 8th Dec'17 7
  • Brexit
    Oisin Murphy-Lawless 6th Dec'17 13
  • Brexit

    The Limits to Cakeism

    The Theresa May phoning SKY meme has hit hard. You know the one? “Hello, is that Sky? This is Theresa. I’d like to cancel my […]

    Mike Small 5th Dec'17 8
  • Brexit

    A Wake-Up Call

    Britain’s ignorance of Ireland is leading it blindly into crisis by Naomi O’Leary. Brexit has exposed profound ignorance, indifference, and retrograde beliefs towards Ireland in […]

    Naomi O'Leary 3rd Dec'17 48
  • Brexit

    Brexit and the art of Deflection

    A few days ago The European Union provided an “absolute deadline” in ten days, for Britain to improve progress on outstanding issues, before turning to […]

    John S Warren 28th Nov'17 56
  • Brexit

    Could Northern Ireland Burn Again?

    The year is 2017. There has been peace in the North for 20 years — violence on the margins. The IRA has stopped being a murder gang […]

    Gordon Guthrie 22nd Nov'17 11
  • Brexit

    The Subsidy Junkies

    The anti-Irish brigade is in full flight as the reality that the border issue is a serious one – with no clear resolution and possibly […]

    Mike Small 22nd Nov'17 10
  • Brexit

    On the Border

    That little Ireland can cause a hold up in the Brexit talks should put to bed the “too wee” arguments in Scotland argues Phil Mac Giolla […]

    Phil Mac Giolla Bhain 15th Nov'17 22
  • Brexit

    Brexit’s Irish Border Problem

    Those pesky Paddies. Just as the sunny Brexit uplands were coming into view, the Irish have thrown a spanner in the works. Dublin’s demands for […]

    Peter Geoghegan 13th Nov'17 18
  • Brexit

    Brexit’s Irish Problem

    “It is inconceivable that a vote for Brexit would not have a negative impact on the (Irish) Border, bringing cost and disruption to trade and […]

    Peter Geoghegan 4th Aug'17 5
  • Brexit

    Red Tape, Brexit, Shock and Bluff

    As the Brexit ‘negotiations’ begin (or ends?) we are drawing on academic experts to try and cut through the spin and political fog to understand […]

    3rd Aug'17 30
  • Podcast
    Gerry Mulvenna and Oisin Murphy-Lawless 12th Jun'17 2
  • Hot Takes GE17

    Seeking Peace

    Corbyn’s spokesman saying Jeremy wasn’t on the side of the IRA, but simply seeking peace is offensive to anyone who’s worn the uniform. — Ruth […]

    Mike Small 15th May'17 25
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