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Dublin: 8 °C Monday 22 January, 2018


# border - Monday 1 January, 2018

Irish people warned they are being 'ripped off' by ATMs in foreign countries

People are advised not to withdraw money in their own currency rate as it is more expensive.

# border - Friday 8 December, 2017

Poll: Are you worried about Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about Brexit?

There’ll be no hard border, but the long-term implications of the UK leaving the EU are still unclear.

# border - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Brexit: 'The DUP’s hardline policies could be the quickest road to a united Ireland'

“Constitutional integrity” is a myth. The UK has been built on constitutional divergence, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

# border - Friday 1 December, 2017

'If UK Brexit offer is unacceptable to Ireland it will be unacceptable to Europe' - Donald Tusk

Ireland will be consulted on any offer put forward by the UK.

# border - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Ian Paisley Jr: 'We're leaving the EU and Ireland would be better off leaving with us'

“The focus now is on negotiations that will get us all a good Brexit,” the DUP MP said.

The Irish border remains a major sticking point in Brexit talks

The UK wants to progress negotiations to the next stage.

# border - Monday 13 November, 2017

North Korean soldier shot a number of times while trying to defect to the south

The soldier survived the shooting.

# border - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Coveney hits out at 'nonsense' Sun story about Northern Irish border

Yesterday, an internal EU paper was published which suggested that it is essential for Northern Ireland to remain in the single market.

# border - Sunday 17 September, 2017

This stretch of border shows why Brexit will be an enormous headache to manage - we went to talk to locals

This road crosses the border multiple times in just a few miles (or kilometres). What will happen after Brexit?

# border - Saturday 9 September, 2017

'It's a beautiful place to live and work': Doing business in Ireland's 'most vacant' town

Donegal’s Ballybofey has recorded the State’s highest rate of empty shops and offices.

# border - Friday 8 September, 2017

'Solving' the Irish border is 'not beyond the wit of man' says Boris Johnson

The UK Foreign Secretary was speaking during a visit to UK troops in Estonia.

# border - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

UK says it will 'take back control of its laws' after Brexit

The British government wants to end the direct jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice in the UK.

# border - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Varadkar tells US TV he's 'confused and puzzled' by Britain's trading plans Brexit This post contains videos

Varadkar tells US TV he's 'confused and puzzled' by Britain's trading plans

The Taoiseach also shared his thoughts on Donald Trump.

# border - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Simon Coveney: 'Ireland will not be a pawn in Brexit negotiations'

The UK government said it wanted to maintain a “seamless and frictionless” border between the two countries.

# border - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Britain will tell us what they plan to do with the North this week

The papers form the result of more than a year of preparatory work in Whitehall.

# border - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Former UK Brexit minister claims Varadkar 'regrets' comments on post-Brexit border

David Jones MP has said that Enda Kenny’s government seemed more positive about finding solutions to the border issue.

# border - Friday 4 August, 2017

'Brexit seriously risks driving a wedge between the North and Ireland'

He also warned against Ireland returning into a “place of bloodshed and violence, of checkpoints”.

# border - Thursday 3 August, 2017

John Bruton: 'We have to do everything we can to stop Brexit from happening'

The former Taoiseach was critical of the DUP, saying that Foster and colleagues had only talked about Brexit in “platitudes”.

# border - Sunday 30 July, 2017

DUP accuses Varadkar of sending 'mixed messages' and 'going backwards'

“Just what is going on in Dublin?” DUP deputy Nigel Dodds has asked provocatively.

# border - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Eight people found dead in tractor-trailer, nearly 30 injured, in Texas Walmart human trafficking tragedy SAN ANTONIO This post contains videos

Eight people found dead in tractor-trailer, nearly 30 injured, in Texas Walmart human trafficking tragedy

The tragedy was discovered after one of the people involved emerged from the truck and asked a passerby for some water.

# border - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Donald Trump just had an idea -- Make the Mexican border 'a solar wall so it pays for itself' Bright Spark This post contains videos

Donald Trump just had an idea -- Make the Mexican border 'a solar wall so it pays for itself'

‘Pretty good imagination, right? My idea!,’ the US President said.

# border - Monday 19 June, 2017

UK seeks deal 'like no other in history' as Brexit talks kick off

It’s been almost a year since the shock referendum result.

# border - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

'Ill judged': People are criticising Belfast Airport's 'Brexit' advertisement campaign

The airport yesterday launched its Vote to Leave campaign, which is directed towards people living in the six border counties of the Republic of Ireland.

# border - Monday 1 May, 2017

India accuses Pakistan after two soldiers 'killed and mutilated'

In another incident, five policemen were shot dead in a bank raid.

# border - Friday 14 April, 2017

Northern Ireland: 'Most people would probably welcome a redrawn border'

All options, radical or otherwise for Northern Ireland, need to be weighed up, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

# border - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Illegal crossings at US/Mexico border at 17-year-low and Trump is getting the credit

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says the numbers are “no accident”

# border - Monday 3 April, 2017

'It's a heinous crime': Fire engine stolen and stripped of lifesaving equipment in Donegal

Thousands of euro worth of equipment was taken from the vehicle.

# border - Friday 10 March, 2017

Bertie Ahern says Ireland isn't 'mad enough' to leave the EU

“The whole border issue is a nightmare for us,” the former Taoiseach said.

# border - Monday 20 February, 2017

Anger as ambassador hits out at claims Ireland will leave the EU

Daniel Mulhall criticised ‘snide’ remarks published in the Daily Telegraph.

# border - Friday 27 January, 2017

Trump and Nieto aren't going to talk about the border wall anymore

…At least not publicly.

# border - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Poll: Do you think a wall along the US-Mexican border will actually be built? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think a wall along the US-Mexican border will actually be built?

The controversial project could cost billions and may not stem illegal immigration.

# border - Sunday 22 January, 2017

Yanis Varoufakis: 'Ireland may end up as collateral damage in Brexit talks'

Politicians, journalists and critics have expressed concern that Ireland may emerge the worst from Brexit negotiations.

# border - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

A quarter of shoppers to go to Northern Ireland for Christmas deals

A new survey also showed that young people are the most likely to cross the border.

# border - Saturday 17 December, 2016

We asked every TD if they want a vote on a united Ireland, here's what they said

Some think the time is right, economically and politically – particularly after the Brexit vote. Others aren’t sure, saying it would only serve to heighten sectarian tensions.

# border - Thursday 24 November, 2016

'A victory for people power': Roscommon/Westmeath border to remain untouched

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice said he was concerned any change could disrupt his constituent’s lives.

# border - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Brexit will begin in January or February, says Enda Kenny

The Taoiseach said he expects an early 2017 date for Article 50 to be invoked, after discussions with British ministers.

# border - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Passport applications from the UK last month were 76% up on 2015

There were more UK-based requests for an Irish passport in June than in July, however.

# border - Monday 27 June, 2016

'Sectarian headcount' or 'democratic imperative': Is it time for a border poll? 26 + 6 = ? This post contains a poll

'Sectarian headcount' or 'democratic imperative': Is it time for a border poll?

Sinn Féin have called for a border poll in light of the Brexit vote, but there’s not much of an appetite for one among other politicians.

Enda Kenny wants an open border between the Republic and Northern Ireland

The Dáil has been recalled to discuss the Brexit fallout.

# border - Sunday 19 June, 2016

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