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#Brexit

# brexit - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Phil Hogan: 'I don’t think the British are in a very coherent position at the moment'

Ireland’s EU commissioner said that the Irish government’s patience is wearing thin.

# brexit - Sunday 17 June, 2018

'We're one United Kingdom' - Theresa May describes EU plans as an Irish Sea border Across The Water This post contains videos

'We're one United Kingdom' - Theresa May describes EU plans as an Irish Sea border

May says that the EU’s ‘backstop’ plan is not acceptable.

# brexit - Friday 15 June, 2018

Tory MP's 'call Ireland's bluff' comment is just 'scraping the bottom of the barrel'

TDs said today that Jacon Rees-Mogg’s comments were unhelpful and showed a lack of understanding of the issues at hand.

Irish economy is growing substantially but Brexit 'poses major threat'

High levels of household and public debt are also concerning, the Central Bank has said.

# brexit - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Six Labour MPs resign before Brexit vote in another turbulent day at Westminster

MPs have just voted against having a “Norway model” arrangement with the EU after Brexit.

# brexit - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Theresa May wins a key vote on Brexit bill, but it comes at a price

The legislation is to cover what will happen in a ‘no-deal’ scenario.

'Revenue are counting the chip bags coming out of chip shops' - Taoiseach defends use of PIs to investigate consultants

The hiring of private investigators by government departments was reported upon in last weekend’s Sunday Business Post.

A lot of people are talking about The Sun's front page

‘Great Britain or Great Betrayal.’

Blow for Theresa May as Tory minister resigns suddenly over 'irresponsible' Brexit strategy

Justice Minister Phillip Lee has resigned in order to voice his criticism of his party’s approach to Brexit.

Theresa May faces a series of crucial Brexit votes today in her own parliament

Fifteen key amendments to Britain’s EU (Withdrawal) Bill will be put to a vote today.

# brexit - Monday 11 June, 2018

Enda Kenny on Brexit: 'I am appalled by what is happening in politics in Britain'

The former Taoiseach received European Movement Ireland’s European of the Year Award this afternoon.

'There is an urgency to this': The government wants to double Ireland's 'global footprint' by 2025

The government launched its Global Ireland plan today.

# brexit - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Crucial week for Theresa May could spell calamity for her Brexit plans

There is a sense among both eurosceptics and pro-Europeans that crunch time is fast approaching.

Major Leave campaign donor 'met with Russian officials' before Brexit vote

Senior cabinet minister David Lidington told the BBC today that the allegations were “serious”.

# brexit - Saturday 9 June, 2018

From The Daily Edge Viewers were cracked up after the Love Island girls attempted to have a discussion about Brexit Love Island

Viewers were cracked up after the Love Island girls attempted to have a discussion about Brexit

Hayley thought Brexit meant that all of Britain’s trees would be cut down.

# brexit - Friday 8 June, 2018

Leo Varadkar becomes first Taoiseach to visit Orange Order HQ in Belfast

Speaking about the UK government’s Brexit paper Varadkar said his initial view is that ‘it is a step in the right direction’.

42% of people in the North want a united Ireland - poll

In a rare result, the poll puts those who want a united Ireland almost on par with those who want to remain as part of the UK.

Boris Johnson on Northern Ireland: 'It’s beyond belief that we’re allowing the tail to wag the dog'

The Foreign Secretary said that so few people use the Irish border that it didn’t warrant concerns about customs arrangements.

# brexit - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Enda Kenny to be named 'European of the Year'

Leo Varadkar will present him with the award next week.

Theresa May's Cabinet agrees on Brexit backstop ending in 2021

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has voiced opposition to any time-limited backstop.

# brexit - Friday 1 June, 2018

UK's buffer zone plan for Northern Ireland border 'something out of Alice in Wonderland'

Sinn Féin, meanwhile, said the proposal has highlighted “the lack of knowledge” of border areas and the concerns they face.

# brexit - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Justice Minister says there won't be a sealed border after Brexit

The Acting Garda Commissioner has said the organisation can not put a plan in place until the political situation is sorted out.

# brexit - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Brexiteers 'Max Fac' plan would cost the UK £20 billion - Revenue chief

The UK government is bitterly split as to the best way for Britain to exit the EU from a customs standpoint.

# brexit - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

No hard border and a customs union: Four NI parties' stance on Brexit

The parties have varying stances on a number of issues, but have released a joint statement on their Brexit stance.

# brexit - Monday 21 May, 2018

Arlene Foster talks about her dad being shot by the IRA and 'no logic' in a hard border

Responding to her speech in London, Sinn Féin accused Foster of producing the “same old arrogance”.

# brexit - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Varadkar warns Theresa May that border solution will be needed soon to avoid hard Brexit

Varadkar said he had yet to see a proposal from London that “remotely approaches” a solution to the border issue with Northern Ireland.

# brexit - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Brexit - UK seeking previously unthought of 'third way' around the Northern Ireland customs border impasse

Theresa May’s cabinet is in open revolt over the current proposition – hence the need to find another approach that keeps everyone (sort of) happy.

# brexit - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

This is why the word 'gammon' is cooking up trouble in the UK

The insult has gained prominence after an article reported some were saying it was a racial slur used by those supporting Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to attack middle-aged men.

'I would not be as confident as you': May and Brexiteer MP 'in row over who would win a border poll'

The Prime Minister met with Conservative MPs yesterday to discuss future customs arrangements.

# brexit - Sunday 13 May, 2018

'Tit-for-tat has never solved anything': Coveney responds to DUP MP calling him a 'Brit basher'

The Tánaiste told the BBC that Ireland wants to see the British government following through on its promises.

# brexit - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Irish people divided over whether or not Brexit will make Irish unity more likely, poll finds

Meanwhile, the majority of Irish people believe that Brexit is a mistake, with 92% agreeing that Ireland should remain in the EU.

Boris Johnson calls UK's post-Brexit trade plan 'crazy'

Britain’s Foreign Secretary said “a whole new web of bureaucracy” could be created.

# brexit - Friday 4 May, 2018

German students say English exam that asked them to explain Brexit was unfair

An online petition criticising the exam has gathered over 35,000 signatures.

# brexit - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

UK government defeated after Lords vote for powers to reject hard Irish border

“We cannot risk Conservative incompetence and Brexit dogma creating a hard border,” one Lord said.

# brexit - Monday 30 April, 2018

EU task force boss says 'rapid' agreement on border issues needed before June

An All Island Brexit Dialogue was held in Dundalk today.

Varadkar says the Irish government is not interested in a 'land grab' in Northern Ireland

The Taoiseach said the Irish government has no hidden agenda.

# brexit - Sunday 29 April, 2018

UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd has resigned over the Windrush scandal

Theresa May said she accepted her resignation this evening.

# brexit - Friday 27 April, 2018

Anti-Brexit unionist nominated by Leo Varadkar elected to Seanad with help of Sinn Féin

Ian Marshall says he’s received support from other unionists.

# brexit - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Bertie and Barroso dream up the Halloween party of Leo's nightmares

Bertie Ahern advises on the art of politics.

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