Francis Mackey National Chairman of the 32 County
Sovereignty Movement has said, the issue of
Irish unity is the preserve of the Irish people
through being granted their right to national self-determination
free from outside interference.
is not realisable within the confines of the Good
Friday Agreement, which not only contains the Unionist
veto on the consent clause but also is sectarian
in nature within the partitioned occupied Six Counties.
from the SDLP, Provisional Sinn Fein and the Dublin
Government demonstrate the deepening divisions all
three are having on the issue of Irish unity.
SDLP state that under the GFA Irish unity can be
achieved and then step outside the agreement to
talk of electing TDs to the Dail, which is
not included in the agreement they signed.
Dublin Government are sending completely confusing
messages by attending the launch of the SDLPs
document and then scuppering it by stating that
the issue of a green paper on this issue is a red
herring and that only the GFA can deliver. That
is of course because they are confined to the parameters
of the GFA like the SDLP and Sinn Fein.
provisional Sinn Fein can only pay lip service to
this issue having agreed that the British Government
can remain here for as long as the unionist people
are in a majority. They are now trying to be deceptive
on this issue by calling on the Dublin Government
to produce such a paper knowing full well that like
themselves they can now only operate within the
confines of what they agreed which is preventing
Mr Mackey said, Irish unity is not the preserve
of any individual or political party. The issues
that are preventing Irish unity need to be debated
among all the interested bodies on this island and
in so doing the issue of sovereignty must be addressed
32 County Sovereignty will be in contact with all
the parties on this island with thought provoking
discussion papers on the issues of Irish Democracy
being a framework for Unity.
are presently engaging our base with this debate
based on the fact that the Irish people are a sovereign
people and that the island of Ireland is the sovereign
territory of the Irish people.
seek a sovereign Irish democracy for the Irish people
and to begin the creation of an inclusive Irish
democracy for all the people of Ireland.