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#Brexit

# brexit - Saturday 18 August, 2018

'I'm back': Nigel Farage is leading a battle bus tour to campaign against a 'cowardly sell-out Brexit'

“Our complacent MPs need to understand just how strongly people feel about being lied to while their wishes are blatantly ignored,” the MEP said.

# brexit - Thursday 16 August, 2018

'Brexit won't tear us apart': Ryan Tubridy is bringing The Late Late Show to the UK

RTÉ will film a once-off show for an audience of 1,000 people in London.

# brexit - Sunday 12 August, 2018

More than 100 UK constituencies that voted Leave would now vote Remain - study

The study, compiled on behalf of two pro-Remain groups, suggests that disillusioned Labour voters are the key cohort which has changed its mind.

# brexit - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald: The idea of Ireland rejoining the Commonwealth needs to be discussed

The Sinn Féin leader said the Irish government must start to put plans in place for a united Ireland.

# brexit - Friday 10 August, 2018

New poll suggests UK would vote to Remain if Brexit vote was held today

The poll was conducted by YouGov on behalf of the People’s Vote campaign, a pro-Remain group.

# brexit - Monday 6 August, 2018

A post office on the border has seen a 15 fold increase in passport requests from Northern Ireland citizens

Pettigo is the only town on the island of Ireland that’s split down the middle by the UK-Irish border.

# brexit - Sunday 5 August, 2018

Time for Irish unity referendum is drawing near, says Mary Lou McDonald

Earlier this week, McDonald said that a ‘chaotic brexit’ is not the time to seek a united Ireland.

UK trade secretary says Britain likely to leave EU without a deal

Liam Fox put the chances of a no-deal departure at “60-40″.

# brexit - Friday 3 August, 2018

Brexit talks head to Mediterranean retreat as Barnier hints EU is ready to tweak backstop plan

She and Macron will hold an “informal” two-hour meeting at Bregancon, a 17th-century fort.

# brexit - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Sandwich ingredients safe: Taoiseach rules out 'food stockpiling' in the case of a hard Brexit

Leo Varadkar says while the Irish government is stockpiling medicines, it has no plans to stockpile food.

# brexit - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald says 'a chaotic Brexit' is not the time to seek a united Ireland

The Sinn Féin leader says that a hard Brexit is not good news for her party.

'I don't think it means absolutely no sandwiches' - UK sandwich industry warns of no-deal Brexit Out Of The Club This post contains videos

'I don't think it means absolutely no sandwiches' - UK sandwich industry warns of no-deal Brexit

The British Sandwich Association went on BBC’s Newsnight to air their concerns.

Explainer: Is Ireland in danger of a medicines shortage because of Brexit?

Here we do our best to explain…

# brexit - Sunday 29 July, 2018

'Shockingly low' number of smaller businesses helped by Brexit scheme

The Brexit Loan Scheme aims to minimise the impact Britain leaving the EU will have on businesses.

# brexit - Saturday 28 July, 2018

A Brexit timeline: How much time is actually left to strike a deal?

Here’s what’s happened so far, and what’s still to come in the Brexit negotiations.

# brexit - Friday 27 July, 2018

Fermanagh bakery to build factory in Cavan to 'survive Brexit'

About 80 full-time jobs will be created.

# brexit - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Department accused of wanting to delay report on the cost of a united Ireland until 'after Brexit'

The new research shows that Northern Ireland would have a near balanced budget in a unification situation.

# brexit - Monday 23 July, 2018

Bertie on Brexit: 'As good Irish people we're always there to help and support the British in their hour of need'

Speaking at the Magill Summer School, the former Taoiseach added: “Just make sure you don’t do anything to damage us. “

# brexit - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Dating post Brexit: 'You're telling me Ireland has got its own Prime Minister?'

Online dating is awkward enough without having to go into the history of Anglo-Irish relations, writes Peter Flanagan.

New Brexit secretary: UK will refuse to pay €40bn Brexit bill without trade deal

Dominic Raab said that the Brexit bill, or the fee the UK must pay to leave the EU, is on condition of there being a trade deal.

# brexit - Friday 20 July, 2018

'We need choices and decisions': Barnier calls for greater clarity on May's Brexit white paper

Michel Barnier said the priority should be on clinching a Brexit divorce deal over the next weeks.

FactCheck: Did the Taoiseach threaten to ban British planes from Irish skies?

The UK’s Sun newspaper carried the front page “Irish PM: I’ll ban British planes as revenge for Brexit”.

So what now? Theresa May rejects the EU's Brexit backstop, saying it would create a border in the UK

“The government I lead will never be neutral in a union, we will always be in favour of it,” she said.

# brexit - Thursday 19 July, 2018

New Brexit secretary says he will 'intensify' talks with EU

Meanwhile, the EU has urged members to “step up preparations” for all Brexit outcomes before the 30 March deadline.

Dublin Port is already scaling up its operations to prepare for a hard Brexit

Dublin Port is already scaling up its operations to prepare for a hard Brexit

As the Brexit backstop will not apply to Ireland’s ports, work is underway to add new custom checks and new infrastructure.

# brexit - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

1,000 new customs and veterinary inspectors need to be hired in preparation for Brexit - Varadkar

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar was speaking after a Cabinet meeting at Derrynane in Co Kerry.

Boris Johnson tells House of Commons 'it's not too late to save Brexit'

Johnson gave his first speech to the House of Commons since resigning earlier this month.

Simon Coveney says UK's Brexit bill amendments 'not helpful' for negotiations

He also said that Sinn Féin should explain its policy of abstentionism as it could have influenced the vote on Monday.

# brexit - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Theresa May wins key Brexit vote on customs union despite ongoing rebellion

MPs have voted 307 to 301 to defeat an amendment to the Trade Bill.

Vote Leave fined and referred to police for 'breaking laws over electoral spending'

The results of a much-awaited UK Electoral Commission investigation have been released.

# brexit - Monday 16 July, 2018

May concedes ground to hardline Brexiteers to avoid Commons defeat

The compromise was immediately criticised by pro-European MPs.

# brexit - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Theresa May says Donald Trump told her to 'sue the EU'

May has revealed the advice that Trump had said could be “too brutal”.

Donald Trump says Queen Elizabeth told him that Brexit 'is a very complex problem'

Trump made the comments in an interview with Piers Morgan.

Rosslare Port could be used to take advantage of Brexit opportunities - but there are legal complications

Rosslare Europort operates as a division of Iarnród Éireann.

# brexit - Friday 13 July, 2018

Tens of thousands spill onto London's streets in protest of Donald Trump visit

People held up signs referencing Trump’s views and comments on immigration, gay rights, religion and sexual harassment.

White House says Trump 'likes and respects' May as he blasts her Brexit plan in Sun interview

Trump began his visit to the UK yesterday.

# brexit - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Theresa May's Brexit plan criticised as a 'real blow' for London's finance sector

The controversial plan prompted the resignation of chief negotiator David Davis and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.

# brexit - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

They came. They saw. They talked about the weather

There was a serious reason behind this week’s visit – and, in the end, rather a lot of small talk too.

UK and EU 'have spent only one hour' discussing how security is going to look post-Brexit

A new report says that ‘time is running out’ to sort out what the security relationship between the two entities will be after March 2019.