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All-island economy is just a Trojan horse for Irish reunification

Nelson McCausland


Desire for an invisible border led inexorably to the NI Protocol

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Leo Varadkar

Leo Varadkar

Leo Varadkar

There is a phrase that has cropped up recently in the context of the ongoing controversy about the Northern Ireland Protocol and it is “the all-island economy”.

Supporters of the Protocol talk about the importance of protecting the “all-island economy”, but what is this “all-island economy” and where did this concept come from?

It’s been floating around for some years, mostly just under the surface, but the usage of it increased in 2019 during the Brexit negotiations.


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