Britain may have forgotten the past, but across the Irish Sea, the troubled relationship – from the Great Famine to the War of Independence – still shapes attitudes.
The importance of maintaining the status quo in Northern Ireland isn't an afterthought but a necessity, says Dave Prentis.
In January 1972 on the streets of Londonderry British paratroopers shot 14 unarmed civilians dead. Now a reckoning is finally upon them.
Labour is ignoring a profound change in Northern Ireland politics that could impact its chances of forming a government in a hung parliament.
Digital borders already exist. But frictionless borders depend on trust, not surveillance.
Unity was once the “solution that dare not speak its name”, but when it comes to a desire to remain within the EU, Ireland is already united.
After Jeremy Corbyn attacked the border insurance policy, shadow cabinet ministers are firefighting.
Until she shifts her red lines, the Prime Minister’s promise to pass a border solution at Westminster that commands cross-community support in Northern Ireland will amount to nothing.
Corbyn's comments put Labour's hard-won reputation for responsibility in Northern Ireland is at risk.
The proposal has already been examined by every independent expert around and found wanting.
In the context of Brexit, the identity politics of the Democratic Unionist Party and Sinn Féin no longer seem quite so outlandish.