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Is Northern Ireland still part of the EU?
Great Britain is no longer in a customs union with the European Union. Northern Ireland is also no longer legally in the EU Customs Union, but remains an entry point into it, creating the Irish Sea border, a de facto customs border down the Irish Sea.
Is Northern Ireland still part of the UK?
Northern Ireland is a distinct legal jurisdiction, separate from the two other jurisdictions in the United Kingdom (England and Wales, and Scotland). Northern Ireland law developed from Irish law that existed before the partition of Ireland in 1921.
Can I move to Southern Ireland from UK?
Visas and residency UK nationals do not need a visa or residency permit to live, work or study in Ireland. Within the Common Travel Area ( CTA ), British and Irish citizens can live and work freely in each other’s countries and travel freely between them.
How will Brexit affect the Good Friday Agreement?
And then there is Brexit, which, perhaps more than any one thing, has brought into relief the tenuous foundation on which the Good Friday Agreement rests. One key to the entire arrangement was the open border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland that the European Union guaranteed.
What is the Good Friday Agreement?
The Good Friday Agreement in the Age of Brexit Twenty years ago, a historic accord ended a conflict in Northern Ireland. Some of its architects reflect on its legacy.
What is the UK’s Withdrawal Agreement stuck on?
The resolution of the UK’s Withdrawal Agreement is currently stuck on the key outstanding issue of how to avoid a hard border between Northern Ireland or Ireland, or, to put it another way, between the UK and the European Union.
What is Northern Ireland’s view on Brexit?
Northern Ireland is profoundly in need of a shared approach to Brexit. This is broader than an economic consideration. It is about the future cohesion of society. There is no escaping that Brexit has major implications of the Good Friday Agreement.