The prospect of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union (EU) in 2019 casts a shadow on the already unstable peace in Northern Ireland, the British exclave in the northeast of the island of Ireland. This report outlines the approach, framework conditions and course of the Northern Irish peace process – as well as the signs of its impending collapse. It also outlines the challenges that a “Brexit” poses for continued peaceful relations in Northern Ireland.
Moltmann, Bernhard (2017): Northern Ireland: The End of the Story? The Peace Process and the Brexit, PRIF Report No. 146, Frankfurt/M.