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#Brexit

# brexit - Thursday 7 June, 2018

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.

# brexit - Monday 23 April, 2018

From The42 Vote again on Brexit, Jurgen Klopp urges Advice

Vote again on Brexit, Jurgen Klopp urges

The 50-year-old says the British people were sold short in the original campaign in 2016.

From The Daily Edge 9 ridiculous solutions to the Irish border problem Michael D. Tattoos For All

9 ridiculous solutions to the Irish border problem

What about sacrificing Liam Neeson to the border gods?

Warnings from former taoisigh on Brexit border: 'The communities would come together to tear it down'

Brian Cowen, Bertie Ahern and John Bruton shared a stage in Dublin this morning.

Theresa May to reverse stance on UK leaving the customs union after Brexit

Yesterday, Fianna Fáil leader Micheal Martin said that the future of Northern Ireland was being decided in Brexit negotiations.

# brexit - Friday 20 April, 2018

World's largest roll-on/roll-off vessel christened at Dublin Port Trade This post contains videos

World's largest roll-on/roll-off vessel christened at Dublin Port

Celine is going to carry cargo between Dublin, the Netherlands and Belgium and is seen as major coup for Ireland.

UK's Irish border plans subject to 'systematic and forensic annihilation' by EU, report says

Two proposals put forward by Theresa May’s government were roundly rejected, according to a report in the Daily Telegraph.

# brexit - Thursday 12 April, 2018

'Most significant event in a generation': Central Bank chief issues Brexit warning for Irish economy

Ed Sibley predicted “enormous challenges” for the Irish financial services sector.

# brexit - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

We'll need a big increase in Garda numbers at the border after Brexit, senior gardaí say

‘Crime corridors’ have been created along the border, Noel Cunningham said today.

# brexit - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

UK government suggestion that Sinn Féin is 'strongly influencing' Brexit negotiations greeted with derision

Brexit secretary David Davis made the claims at a conference in London yesterday.

# brexit - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Poll: Do you think the Brexit border row risks escalating tensions in Northern Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the Brexit border row risks escalating tensions in Northern Ireland?

David Trimble has said the Irish government’s strategy in talks risks provoking loyalist paramilitaries.

# brexit - Friday 6 April, 2018

'Action is needed and quick': Border gardaí are 'completely unprepared' for Brexit

Many gardaí fear the border region is being neglected.

# brexit - Monday 2 April, 2018

'It's a bit scary' - in the buildup to Brexit, cross-border mortgages are looking increasingly hard to come by

Those working in the North and living in the Republic have limited options at present when it comes to mortgage finance.

# brexit - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Theresa May to tour UK today to mark one-year countdown to Brexit

She is set to visit Northern Ireland for lunch before returning to London later this evening.

# brexit - Monday 26 March, 2018

UK civil servant tasked with finding solution to Irish border issue quits job

Simon Case is leaving his role to become Prince William’s private secretary.

# brexit - Sunday 25 March, 2018

David Davis: Irish border can be solved by 'a whole load of new technology'

“You can’t just say we haven’t done it anywhere else: we haven’t attempted to do it anywhere else,” the Brexit negotiator said.

# brexit - Friday 23 March, 2018

EU leaders approve guidelines for negotiations on post-Brexit relations and trade talks

However, the major issue of the Irish border still remains unresolved.

# brexit - Thursday 22 March, 2018

An Irishman in Brexit Britain: 'The atmosphere has changed since the vote'

It’s a subtle thing rather than something drastic, like when a relationship with a partner slowly deteriorates over time, writes Peter Flanagan.

# brexit - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Nigel Farage just threw a load of dead fish into the Thames

Farage and campaigners said the act was done as a protest against Theresa May’s “betrayal” of UK fishermen.

Brexit could increase cost of milk, cheese and eggs by 46%

A hard Brexit could increase the cost of living by up to €1,300 per Irish household per year.

# brexit - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

'I am not a fish-thrower': Rees-Mogg denies involvement in fish-throwing Brexit protest

The planned protest would reportedly see 60 MPs throw fish into the River Thames in front of Westminster.