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# brexit - Yesterday’s News

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# brexit - Yesterday’s News

'I couldn't believe my eyes': EU citizens in UK given deportation letters by mistake

The Home Office said letters had been mistakenly sent out to around 100 people.

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.

# brexit - 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.

# brexit - Monday 21 August, 2017

Big Ben goes silent today for four years, and UK politicians aren't happy

The famous clock’s bells are set to stop ringing at midday over safety concerns.

# brexit - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Varadkar marches in Montreal Pride Parade alongside Justin Trudeau

The Taoiseach is on a three-day visit to Canada.

Ireland could soon wind up with another Brexit headache: Air traffic control

Transport officials warn that the issue poses a ‘unique problem’.

# brexit - 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.

# brexit - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

‘The best of our country’: Pensioner who tried to save Jo Cox from neo-Nazi killer dies

Bernard Carter-Kenny was awarded a George Medal for bravery for trying to save Cox.

EU negotiator calls UK's Brexit plan 'a fantasy'

Britain wants “a highly streamlined customs arrangement” with the EU.

# brexit - 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.

Britain rules out staying in the EU by the 'back door'

Two cabinet ministers say there will be no “cliff-edge”.

# brexit - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

More Americans visiting Ireland but British tourists are keeping away

Tourism Ireland said the decline in sterling has made holidays and short breaks here more expensive for British visitors.

# brexit - 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.

# brexit - Monday 7 August, 2017

UK to release its key Brexit policy papers 'in a few weeks'

Meanwhile, just 3% of Irish exporters have a Brexit plan in place, according to a new survey.

# brexit - Sunday 6 August, 2017

'The North must be designated special status in order for the whole island to stay in the EU together'

‘While Britain is driving head first into the train wreck that is Brexit, it cannot be allowed to drag our agreements, progress and prosperity with them’, writes David Cullinane.

# brexit - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Varadkar says it's 'only a matter of time' before North legalises same-sex marriage

The Taoiseach made the comments at a gay pride event in Belfast today.

# brexit - 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”.

# brexit - 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”.

Senator Neale Richmond: 'Ireland should ask for a second Brexit referendum'

It would be a risky move but it could focus the minds of the UK government to take the negotiations a bit more seriously, writes Senator Neale Richmond.

# brexit - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Barclays is moving into this new Dublin office - with room for 300 more staff

The financial firm will occupy two and a half floors of the new Molesworth Street office block.

'Drive to Scotland or get the ferry to Ireland': O'Leary repeats 'no flights' Brexit warning

O’Leary met the UK transport secretary today to outline his Brexit fears.

# brexit - Monday 31 July, 2017

Downing Street says freedom of movement for EU citizens will end in March 2019

The UK has pledged that Irish citizens will not be affected.

# brexit - 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.

# brexit - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Sadiq Khan says he's 'unclear what Donald Trump's beef is with me'

In an interview with the Guardian, the Mayor of London spoke about what he’s achieved, reversing Brexit, and Grenfell Tower.

# brexit - Friday 28 July, 2017

'We're not going to help the UK come up with a border solution' - Varadkar

“We’re not going to be helping them to design some sort of border that we don’t believe should exist in the first place.”

Bertie Ahern: Ireland leaving the EU would be an 'act of insanity'

He has reiterated his comments that there is no support for an Irexit.

# brexit - Friday 21 July, 2017

Bank of America has picked Dublin as its main EU base post-Brexit

The multinational banking giant said it would move some people to the Irish capital.

# brexit - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Ireland's growth is under 'serious and imminent threat'

Ireland’s Competitiveness Scorecard for 2017 found that strong economic performance in recent years is masking the country’s vulnerability.

Warning that no deal on Brexit would have “widespread, damaging and pervasive” effect

A new report warned against the dangers of a “chaotic Brexit”.

# brexit - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Over 500,000 passports issued in the first half of 2017

That’s a 10% increase on applications compared to last year.

A post-Brexit trip to Belfast to buy a new TV will mean you'll pay duty plus VAT, says TD

Pearse Doherty said there will be big tax implications if the customs union ends.

Brexit has 'undermined political stability' and worsened divisions in Northern Ireland

A report from the European Union Committee of the UK’s House of Lords said that Northern Ireland will be “profoundly affected by Brexit”.

# brexit - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Fine Gael minister says left-wing policies would "break this country"

Paschal Donohoe said that a ‘social disorder’ has prevailed since the 2008 economic collapse.

# brexit - Monday 17 July, 2017

Simon Coveney says electronic tagging of vehicles in place of a hard border would not work

The minister’s comments come as the UK and the EU

# brexit - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Are fisheries the first casualty in a Brexit split between Ireland and the UK?

If the UK continues to lift the drawbridge on its waters, it could cause problems for Ireland.

# brexit - Saturday 15 July, 2017

A Wicklow business is Brexit-proofing itself by eyeing-up the Dutch market

“People hoping Brexit won’t happen,” businessman Paul Jacobs says. “Hope is for mass on Sundays.”

Tony Blair: EU would be prepared to accommodate UK on issue of mass migration

Blair said the election of French President Emmanuel Macron had changed EU dynamics.

# brexit - Thursday 13 July, 2017

British Viscount who offered reward for death of Remain campaigner jailed for 12 weeks

He was sentenced at Westminster Magistrates’ Court after his conviction on two charges of sending menacing messages.

# brexit - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

English aristocrat who posted bounty on Facebook for someone to kill Remain campaigner faces jail

Rhodri Philipps, the 4th Viscount St Davids, made the threat in November.

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