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Use for questions regarding politics or policies relating to the island of Ireland. If your question relates specifically to either the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland please instead use those tags.

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Why have Norway, Ireland and Spain only now recognised the Palestinian state?

Recently, according to a BBC article, Norway, Spain and Ireland have recognised Palestine as a state: Ireland, Norway, and Spain have announced they will formally recognise a Palestinian state from ...
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What was Jeremy Corbyn’s involvement in the Northern Ireland peace process?

I’ve heard mixed reports as to his involvement; some reports describe him as a broker of peace whose efforts brought an early end to the Troubles, while others describe him as a terrorist sympathizer ...
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Why doesn't UK consider Ireland a foreign country for the purpose of British law?

Why doesn't UK consider Ireland a foreign country for the purpose of British law? What is the philosophy behind it? If we examine the history, it can be pointed out that more than half people in ...
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