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From TheJournal.ie Sturgeon has 'never been more certain' of Scottish independence Scotland

Sturgeon has 'never been more certain' of Scottish independence

Opinion polls in recent months have shown that a majority of public opinion in Scotland now supports independence.

From TheJournal.ie UK intelligence report finds 'credible' evidence Russia sought to influence Scottish independence vote National Security

UK intelligence report finds 'credible' evidence Russia sought to influence Scottish independence vote

The Intelligence and Security Committee published its long-awaited report on Russia this morning.

From TheJournal.ie 'Scotland will decide': Nicola Sturgeon bites back as Boris Johnson rejects independence vote North Of The Border

'Scotland will decide': Nicola Sturgeon bites back as Boris Johnson rejects independence vote

The two leaders of their respective governments traded statements online today.

From TheJournal.ie 'Democracy will prevail': Nicola Sturgeon demands second Scottish independence referendum

'Democracy will prevail': Nicola Sturgeon demands second Scottish independence referendum

Nicola Sturgeon has formally requested the power for Holyrood to hold a second independence vote.

From TheJournal.ie 'Scotland can't be imprisoned': Tories facing showdown over refusal to back new independence vote Indyref2

'Scotland can't be imprisoned': Tories facing showdown over refusal to back new independence vote

The Conservatives have said they will “absolutely” not hold another independence referendum in Scotland.

From TheJournal.ie Nicola Sturgeon to request power to hold new Scottish independence vote Second Referendum

Nicola Sturgeon to request power to hold new Scottish independence vote

The First Minister said work was being done to update the “independence prospectus”.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Is Brexit advancing the cause of Scottish independence from the UK? Opinion

Opinion: Is Brexit advancing the cause of Scottish independence from the UK?

Scottish Independence in the context of Brexit is like Schrödinger’s Cat – it’s both alive and dead depending on who you ask’, writes Gareth Brown.

From TheJournal.ie Scotland first minister 'not bluffing' about second independence referendum Brexit

Scotland first minister 'not bluffing' about second independence referendum

Sturgeon said a second referendum could be on the cards if Scotland is “driven off a hard Brexit cliff”.

From TheJournal.ie Scottish independence campaigners march for a second referendum after Brexit result Indy Ref 2

Scottish independence campaigners march for a second referendum after Brexit result

In September 2014, Scots voted 55% against Scotland becoming an independent country and leaving the United Kingdom.

From TheJournal.ie Alex Salmond told us why another independence referendum is inevitable On The March Again

Alex Salmond told us why another independence referendum is inevitable

The former Scottish first minister thinks it’s only a matter of time before there’s another Scottish independence referendum.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: David Cameron lets slip that the Queen "purred" after Scottish referendum defeat One Is Not Amused

WATCH: David Cameron lets slip that the Queen "purred" after Scottish referendum defeat

Alex Salmond thinks he should “hang his head in shame” for disrespecting her.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Yes, Scotland has stayed in the UK – but the old union is dead What Now?

Opinion: Yes, Scotland has stayed in the UK – but the old union is dead

Despite the defeat for independence, Scotland and the UK will never be the same again – and Ireland’s relationship with its neighbours will change too.

From TheJournal.ie More than 80,000 people sign a petition calling for independence referendum re-run Ah Now Lads

More than 80,000 people sign a petition calling for independence referendum re-run

The re-run is being suggested after allegations of vote rigging in the referendum.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Northern Ireland hold a vote on joining the Republic? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Northern Ireland hold a vote on joining the Republic?

Martin McGuinness has called for a vote on Northern Ireland joining the Republic… but what would the repercussions be?

From TheJournal.ie How important was a 'No' vote in the Scottish referendum to Northern Irish unionists? Scottish Independence

How important was a 'No' vote in the Scottish referendum to Northern Irish unionists?

Cultural and historical ties to Scotland meant that yesterday’s ‘No’ vote came as good news for our neighbours to the north.

From TheJournal.ie If #Indyref was decided by tweets, it would've been a landslide Yes vote Democracy Doesn't Work

If #Indyref was decided by tweets, it would've been a landslide Yes vote

Nearly three-quarters of tweeters on the day were nationalists.

From TheJournal.ie The morning after in pictures: Scotland wakes up to historic decision Aftermath

The morning after in pictures: Scotland wakes up to historic decision

In celebration or defeat, Scottish emotion was on display across the country.

From TheJournal.ie State of the Nation: How's everyone feeling about Scotland saying 'No'? Dáil Talk This post contains videos

State of the Nation: How's everyone feeling about Scotland saying 'No'?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

In honour of #indyref - here are some excellent Scottish insults, translated

You’ve a face like a skelped erse. So now.

From TheJournal.ie State of the Nation: How will Ireland be affected if Scotland goes it alone? Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: How will Ireland be affected if Scotland goes it alone?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

From TheJournal.ie Gordon Brown gave a Scottish referendum speech - and people were shocked at how good it was Indyref
From TheJournal.ie 'Better the devil you know': Labour minister leaning towards Scotland staying in the UK Indyref This post contains videos

'Better the devil you know': Labour minister leaning towards Scotland staying in the UK Exclusive

Ged Nash has become the first Irish government minister to express a view on Scottish independence.

13 signs the Scottish #indyref hysteria has reached a ridiculous level

Can’t we all just have a sensible discussion?

From TheJournal.ie READ: UK party leaders pledge more powers if Scotland votes No Please Don't Go

READ: UK party leaders pledge more powers if Scotland votes No

David Cameron and Co promised “faster, safer and better change.”

The Simpsons' Groundskeeper Willie has weighed in on Scottish independence...

He’s got something to say about the whole referendum thing.

From TheJournal.ie Ask all you want but the government doesn't have a view on Scottish independence* Indyref
From The42 UEFA report on Ireland's Euro 2020 bid receives positive overall reception Hope

UEFA report on Ireland's Euro 2020 bid receives positive overall reception

The FAI has put forward the stadium as one of the potential venues for the event.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Are we going to see an independent Scotland? Scotland Decides

Explainer: Are we going to see an independent Scotland?

Could the United Kingdom really cease to be and what would this mean for Ireland?

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: What would Scottish independence mean for Ireland? Scotland

Opinion: What would Scottish independence mean for Ireland?

Whoever wins, we might see Ireland brought back into the picture as part of a broader ‘post-sovereign’ political framework.

From TheJournal.ie Where do the political parties stand on the Scottish independence? Referendum

Where do the political parties stand on the Scottish independence?

The government has avoided expressing a view on the issue but where do the individual parties stand?

From TheJournal.ie Scottish nationalists win big in feisty debate - weeks before independence vote If You Leave Me Now

Scottish nationalists win big in feisty debate - weeks before independence vote

The Yes side needed a performance – and they got one…

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: It's crunch time... Salmond and Darling go head-to-head over Scotland's future Independence Referendum

Opinion: It's crunch time... Salmond and Darling go head-to-head over Scotland's future

With so many undecided voters, campaigners are under massive pressure to influence the outcome of the upcoming referendum.

From TheJournal.ie The IFSC is poised to swoop if US banks go cool on London Brexit

The IFSC is poised to swoop if US banks go cool on London

Dublin could profit – but don’t expect skyscrapers lining the quays.

From TheJournal.ie Stay or go? Tempers flare in heated TV debate about Scotland's independence In Or Out

Stay or go? Tempers flare in heated TV debate about Scotland's independence

With six weeks to go before the referendum, both sides clashed on whether Scotland would be successful as an independent country.

From TheJournal.ie "It's about putting Scotland's future in Scotland's hand." - Yes campaign looking to close referendum gap Indyref

"It's about putting Scotland's future in Scotland's hand." - Yes campaign looking to close referendum gap

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond is using his party’s conference to court Labour voters.

From TheJournal.ie What both sides are saying in Scotland's great debate Indyref

What both sides are saying in Scotland's great debate

There are 200 days to go.

From TheJournal.ie 'European friends came to the help of Ireland': TDs brief Scots on EU membership Gallant Allies

'European friends came to the help of Ireland': TDs brief Scots on EU membership

Labour TD Eric Byrne told Scottish counterparts that “it wasn’t Europe who sabotaged” the Irish economy.

From TheJournal.ie It could be "impossible" for an independent Scotland to join the EU Cold Water

It could be "impossible" for an independent Scotland to join the EU

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso noted that the formation of a new member state needs approval from all other EU nations.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The countdown to Scotland's referendum is on – but many questions remain Opinion

Column: The countdown to Scotland's referendum is on – but many questions remain

The landmark referendum is to be held next September but, whatever the outcome, questions remain over how it might affect national identity and government policy in Scotland, England and Northern Ireland, writes Natalie Tennyson.

From TheJournal.ie Independent Scotland would 'cut corporation tax, keep sterling, stay in EU and scrap the BBC' Scotland

Independent Scotland would 'cut corporation tax, keep sterling, stay in EU and scrap the BBC'

The Scottish government has put forward its blueprint for independence in a white paper published this morning.

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