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#Brexit

# brexit - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Unemployment set to drop again but Brexit could have negative impact on Irish growth

The ESRI said a neutral Budget may be the best option next month.

# brexit - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Labour MP praised for explanation of why Brexit poses a huge problem for the Irish border

“If the peace process is finished, then peace on the island of Ireland is under huge threat.”

# brexit - Monday 24 September, 2018

Theresa May facing tense Cabinet standoff after EU leaders reject Chequers plan

The Prime Minister said on Friday that talks between the UK and the EU are at an impasse.

# brexit - Sunday 23 September, 2018

Howlin backs second referendum, says there's 'no such thing as a good Brexit for Ireland'

Jeremy Corbyn has said he’s open to the idea of a second vote.

# brexit - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Donald Tusk's cherry photo 'insulted the British people'

A tongue-in-cheek Instagram post is the latest spanner in the works for Brexit negotiations.

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Poll: Do you think a final Brexit deal will be struck?

Politicians in the EU and Ireland are at pains to say there will be a final deal – but what do you think?

Simon Coveney on the DUP: 'We can't let any one party in Northern Ireland to veto proposals'

Simon Coveney has said that the backstop has become an “orange versus green” issue.

EU extraditions to Britain should continue until Brexit happens, court rules

A man arrested in Ireland on suspicion of rape, murder and arson said that it wasn’t clear his rights would be protected.

'May's finest hour': Here's what the UK papers are making of May's speech

The UK premier gave a televised speech where she said Brexit talks were at an impasse, and it’s up to the EU to offer a solution.

# brexit - Friday 21 September, 2018

Theresa May fires back at EU: 'I will not overturn the referendum result, or break up my country'

EU Council President Donald Tusk has said he remains “convinced that a compromise, good for all, is still possible”.

'Only credible proposal', 'It will not work': What is Theresa May's Chequers plan?

The UK’s proposal was attacked by EU leaders yesterday – so what exactly is being criticised?

# brexit - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Theresa May: Only workable proposal for an Irish backstop is the UK's proposal

She was speaking today at the end of a leaders’ summit in Salzburg.

Brexpo: Four major Brexit events to be held in Cork, Galway, Monaghan and Dublin next month

Although we don’t know if we’re getting a hard or soft Brexit, the government is asking people to prepare for the worst.

# brexit - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Crunch time: Britain and EU clash over who should make next Brexit move

EU Council President Donald Tusk opened a crucial summit in the Austrian city earlier today.

Coveney criticises reports that EU could ask Ireland for tax reform to secure support on border issue

An anonymous EU official was quoted as saying that “solidarity doesn’t come for free” in relation to the Irish border issue.

# brexit - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

'Getting Ireland Brexit ready': Government to unveil plan as Coveney warns 'time is short'

Simon Coveney confirmed the government will launch a nationwide campaign this Thursday

# brexit - Monday 17 September, 2018

Irish backstop a 'monstrosity' warns Johnson as May insists Northern Ireland must not be forgotten

In an interview with the BBC – to be broadcast tonight – the British Prime insists Chequers is the only plan.

# brexit - Sunday 16 September, 2018

'Irritated' May blasts Boris as London mayor calls for second Brexit referendum

There’s only six months to go until the UK is due to leave the EU.

# brexit - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Westminster committee says Irish fishermen must stay away from NI waters unless deal is done

At present, Irish-registered vessels are permitted to fish off Northern Ireland shores.

# brexit - Thursday 13 September, 2018

UK drivers may have to pay extra £5 to drive in EU as licence 'may no longer be valid'

The UK’s latest policy document doesn’t rule out this applying for UK drivers in Ireland in the wake of a no-deal Brexit.

# brexit - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

'Your daddy is a horrible person': Protesters criticised for shouting at Jacob Rees-Mogg's children

A video uploaded to Facebook yesterday showed protesters outside the pro-Brexit MP’s home.

# brexit - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

Cadbury owner stockpiling chocolate and biscuits in case of hard Brexit

The company would not say how the situation would affect Irish consumers.

# brexit - Sunday 9 September, 2018

More Irish than the Irish themselves: Huge spike in number of British becoming 'naturalised citizens'

Figures obtained by the senator showed how 529 British people became Irish citizens in the last year.

Boris Johnson has compared Theresa May's Brexit plans to a 'suicide vest'

There is growing speculation that Johnson is eyeing up the UK’s top job.

Polish MEP on Irexit party: 'We should be asking for examples of what the benefits of leaving would be'

Danuta Hübner says that citizens must “not take all those lies and all those millions, like those that were promised before the UK referendum”.

# brexit - Saturday 8 September, 2018

How many people in the North would vote for Irish unity post Brexit? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The number of bikes stolen around the country in the last two years.

# brexit - Friday 7 September, 2018

Coveney says Brexit withdrawal deal is '85% agreed'

Simon Coveney says the October deadline can be pushed out, but not by much.

# brexit - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

'I'm here to serve the Irish people': Drew Harris downplays PSNI role as he begins term as Garda chief

The new Commissioner addressed several issues over his appointment at his first press conference this afternoon.

# brexit - Monday 3 September, 2018

Boris Johnson hits out at Theresa May's Chequers deal as speculation mounts over leadership bid

The former foreign secretary resigned after the plan was announced in July.

Over half of people in North would back Irish unity after Brexit

Many people are worried about the possibility of a hard border.

# brexit - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Here's all you need to know about Brexit, and why it's important

Forget the summits, political statements, and promises – here’s what we actually know about Brexit.

RBS, which owns Ulster Bank, is 'planning for the worst' amid talk of no-deal Brexit

RBS is setting up a new European subsidiary in Amsterdam to serve customers on the continent.

Theresa May has ruled out a second Brexit referendum and vowed no compromise during negotiations

The UK Prime Minister wrote a column in today’s Sunday Telegraph.

# brexit - Friday 31 August, 2018

Just months out from Brexit, Barnier warns that a solution to the Irish border issue is still needed

“The solutions [on Ireland] must be workable,” UK negotiator Dominic Raab said today.

# brexit - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Ireland is getting two more MEPs because of Brexit and Sinn Féin wants them to go to the North

The party is asking the Irish government to make a Northern Ireland constituency.

EU is ready for unprecedented deal with post-Brexit Britain, says Barnier

Such a deal could include “an ambitious free trade agreement”.

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Scallop Wars: British and French trawlers ram each other in tense English Channel fracas

The European Commission has asked to two countries to settle the dispute.

# brexit - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

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Bono says he's proud of how European countries 'rallied behind Ireland on the border issue'

The U2 frontman made the comments in an article he wrote for a German newspaper.

May says no-deal Brexit 'wouldn’t be the end of the world'

But it “wouldn’t be a walk in the park” either.

# brexit - Saturday 25 August, 2018

Coveney attacks Brexiteer Rees-Mogg over proposal for border checks 'just like during the Troubles'

A video being shared on social media shows the Tory suggesting border inspections after the UK leaves the EU.