The party’s message on Brexit and devolution will strike a chord during Corbyn’s visit, but will always be tainted by the messenger’s past.
Public opinion in Northern Ireland appears to be moving towards the collapse of the union.
The Prime Minister’s row with Jacob Rees-Mogg over what would happen in a post-Brexit unification referendum raises existential questions.
After nearly a year and a half of indecision, the government’s bluff has been called by the courts. Leaving it to the civil servants is no longer an option.
The shadow international trade secretary claimed the risks to peace of a hard border are being “played up”.
The danger of the current situation in Northern Ireland lies in the fact that Brexit is, effectively, an English nationalist project.
I grew up in a majority Protestant area in Belfast, and only know a few words of Irish. But I love it all the same.
The government barely has the legaslitive power for Brexit, let alone direct rule in Northern Ireland.
Theresa May has long since been criticised for taking little interest in the crisis at Stormont.
The decision point was actually in December.
Continued co-operation in areas including security and counter-terrorism may mean that a hard border in Ireland is a compromise that the EU is also willing to make.