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# independence - Tuesday 26 November, 2013
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.
The Scottish government has put forward its blueprint for independence in a white paper published this morning.
The 670-page ‘white paper’ on independence is being unveiled today ahead of next September’s historic referendum.
Good separately, but great together.
# independence - Wednesday 11 September, 2013
Hundreds of thousands of people in yellow t-shirts joined in yelling “Independence!”
# independence - Sunday 21 July, 2013
The final journey of the ‘big fella’ is travelled by the RTÉ broadcaster John Creedon in a programme to be shown this evening.
# independence - Tuesday 16 April, 2013
The Government has been accused of demolishing the judiciary “brick by brick”.
# independence - Monday 15 April, 2013
The mobility grant gave me and my husband the chance to lead independent lives, with dignity, writes Miriam Murphy, who says this government are chipping away at the help for people with disabilities.
A High Court judge had said the government was attacking the independence of the judiciary – but Shatter has hit back.
# independence - Saturday 16 March, 2013
Historian and archaeologists attempt to uncover secret history of over 180 civilians by the ‘old’ IRA between 1919 and 1923 in TV3 two-part doc.
# independence - Wednesday 6 February, 2013
However, the British government is ruling out ‘pre-negotiation’ of independence before 2014 referendum.
# independence - Monday 26 November, 2012
Voters favoured the right the decide on possible independence – but split their ballots between fractious parties.
Parties which back a referendum on Catalonia breaking away from Spain won strong backing in yesterday’s election.
# independence - Saturday 20 October, 2012
Drinking whiskey, cooking meals and helping their fellow-prisoners – Declan Dunne describes the lives of Dev and his fellow-rebels in an English jail.
We’ve always decried interference into our affairs on this island – it would serve us well to afford the same approach to the 2014 referendum in Scotland.
# independence - Saturday 22 September, 2012
SNP leader Alex Salmon addressed the crowd during the event.
# independence - Monday 13 August, 2012
At least 12 people were hurt in the blast, which came as people gathered on the eve of Pakistan’s 66th Independence Day being observed.
# independence - Thursday 2 August, 2012
Pádraig Pearse speech at O’Donovan Rossa’s graveside ended: “Ireland unfree shall never be at peace.”
# independence - Monday 9 July, 2012
Ireland has reached a point where the current political establishment is not serving the interests of the people, argues Martin Critten who intends to form a new party with a Citizens’ Charter.
# independence - Saturday 7 July, 2012
What does Kosovo’s legal sovereignty mean for the territory, its people, and its sports teams?
# independence - Monday 2 July, 2012
The territory will acquire full sovereignty in September.
# independence - Sunday 1 July, 2012
Ten of thousands of protesters took to the streets unhappy with how China is meddling in its affairs, 15 years after independence from Britain.
# independence - Sunday 20 May, 2012
Sinn Féin is bringing a private members’ motion calling for the protection and full preservation of the Moore Street site.
# independence - Sunday 8 April, 2012
Here’s what you need to know about ongoing problems between North African states Sudan and South Sudan.
# independence - Thursday 23 February, 2012
Living with cerebral palsy, Michael McCabe relies on assistance even to lift a glass to his mouth. Here he writes about the impact of cuts on his existence.
# independence - Monday 13 February, 2012
Cameron will travel to Scotland on Thursday for a meeting with the country’s First Minister Alex Salmond about Scottish independence.
# independence - Saturday 14 January, 2012
The Taoiseach wouldn’t answer the question yesterday so we’re asking you today…
# independence - Monday 9 January, 2012
There is a lot of talk today about a referendum on independence but what’s it all about? Here are 10 things that will help explain it all.
# independence - Sunday 4 September, 2011
Proposals by the favourite to be the next leader of the Scottish Conservatives to disband the party in that country have been met with a mixed reaction.
# independence - Wednesday 25 May, 2011
European Studies expert Kerem Oktem examines the common ground between Turkey and Ireland – and why Lucinda Creighton, who was supposed to launch his latest book, is “misguided” in her outlook on his country.