Ireland Brexit guest-edit Articles

Brexit and Ireland – time to mobilise

I am very pleased to be guest-editing Progress on this St Patrick's Day at what is a vital time for both Britain and Ireland with the referendum on our membership of the European Union in just a few weeks’ time. Relations between Britain and Ireland have never been...

Why we launched Irish4Europe

The Irish4Europe campaign is a civic campaign, founded by European Movement and run by Irish people in the United Kingdom voting Remain on 23 June. It launched last week in Westminster and its three key aims are for Irish people living in the UK to know they can vote,...

A vote to remain is best for Northern Ireland

Membership of the European Union has been hugely beneficial for Northern Ireland and critical in helping the transformation that our society has undergone since 1998. The SDLP is firmly and unambiguously campaigning for a vote to remain in the EU in the critical...

Why we must have an ‘In’ vote

Over the last 40 years, the relationship between the UK and Ireland has gone from strength to strength. For me – as for many others of my generation – watching this process has been a welcome, though somewhat unexpected, privilege. The depth of the relationship...