Research Project Title

The impact of Brexit on the Good Friday Agreement and Northern Ireland

Session Type

Traditional Paper Presentation

Research Project Abstract

This research analyses the impact of Brexit on the Good Friday Agreement [GFA] in Northern Ireland in the context of Northern Ireland having voted remain. Brexit will impact the working of peace agreements and relations between Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, and the United Kingdom [UK]. The study analyses the conflicting interests within Northern Ireland of a split from the UK, a chronological study of “the Troubles” of Ireland, a legal analysis of the GFA, current opinion polls from Northern Ireland regarding Brexit, and a comparison of concerns, perspectives, and interests in Ireland and Britain on the question of a soft or hard border.

Session Number

RS13

Location

Weyerhaeuser 303

Abstract Number

RS13-a

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Apr 28th, 2:15 PM Apr 28th, 3:45 PM

The impact of Brexit on the Good Friday Agreement and Northern Ireland

Weyerhaeuser 303

This research analyses the impact of Brexit on the Good Friday Agreement [GFA] in Northern Ireland in the context of Northern Ireland having voted remain. Brexit will impact the working of peace agreements and relations between Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, and the United Kingdom [UK]. The study analyses the conflicting interests within Northern Ireland of a split from the UK, a chronological study of “the Troubles” of Ireland, a legal analysis of the GFA, current opinion polls from Northern Ireland regarding Brexit, and a comparison of concerns, perspectives, and interests in Ireland and Britain on the question of a soft or hard border.