Irish Unity In Our Time

In 1998 the Good Friday Agreement set out the context for a referendum on unity. The Agreement asserts that it is for the people of the island of Ireland alone to shape our future and to exercise our right of self-determination on the “basis of consent, freely and concurrently given, North and South”.

This democratic and peaceful mechanism to achieve Irish Unity is a game changer which was not available to previous generations. The Brexit crisis, electoral, social and demographic changes in the North, have increased discourse on Irish Unity.
 

A new and united Ireland must be a place for all, if you are Irish, British or both or neither. The Orange and British identity is important to a section of the community who share this island. It is therefore important to us all.
 

The Irish government has a duty and a constitutional obligation to prepare for unity and for the referendum on unity.This means the Irish government must:
 

  • Ensure the full implementation of the Good Friday Agreement, including the all-island institutions

  • Establish a Joint Oireachtas Committee on Irish Unity

  • Set up an all-island representative Citizens’ Assembly or appropriate forum to discuss and plan for Irish Unity

  • Publish a White Paper on Irish Unity

  • Secure a referendum, north and south, on Irish Unity as set out in the Good Friday Agreement.
     

A referendum on Irish Unity is achievable and winnable. It’s time to set a date for the referendum and to let the people have their say. Irish Unity is now a do-able project.

We welcome feedback. If you have an opinion/suggestion/proposal why not share it with us by emailing  admin@friendsofsinnfein.com
 

Email: admin@friendsofsinnfein.com

Phone: +1 212-297-6107

Friends of Sinn Féin is registered with the Department of Justice, Washington D.C. under the Foreign Agents Registration Act as an agent of Sinn Féin. This material and the registration statement are on file and available for inspection at the Department of Justice and on their website www.fara.gov. Registration does not imply approval by the United States Government.
 

Subscribe to our weekly Newsletter

© 2020 Friends of Sinn Féin USA | Privacy Policy