Brexit and the island of Ireland

22 May 2018

This report looks at Ireland’s role in the Brexit process. It examines the many different political layers involving the Democratic Unionist Party, Good Friday Agreement and Sinn Fein. What do the people of Ireland think of Brexit? the possibility of a united Ireland? and is there much difference in opinion between Catholics and Protestants towards Brexit?

Whatever the outcome of the negotiations, the implications will be profound for the island of Ireland.

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The views expressed in this research paper are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the UK in a Changing Europe initiative.

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