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# brexit - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Poll: Are you concerned about the British view of Ireland in Brexit negotiations? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you concerned about the British view of Ireland in Brexit negotiations?

Ireland’s approach has raised the ire of UK politicians and commentators.

# brexit - Monday 27 November, 2017

Pro-Brexit politician says Ireland should be more positive and 'will have to pay' for any hard border

Kate Hoey said that Ireland needed to be more positive about Brexit.

# brexit - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Phil Hogan: 'If NI remains in the EU customs union, there would be no border issue'

Prime Minister Theresa May has already ruled out staying in the single market and customs union.

# brexit - Friday 24 November, 2017

Leo Varadkar's trip to Africa set to be cancelled as political storm escalates

Varadkar is scheduled to travel to Mali and Coast Ivory next week.

# brexit - Monday 20 November, 2017

Ireland and the EU were standing side-by-side in making Brexit demands on the UK today

Michel Barnier, however, says the UK will be rewarded if it makes progress.

# brexit - Saturday 18 November, 2017

The UK Sun lashes out at Leo Varadkar, says he should 'shut his gob on Brexit and grow up'

The Sun’s editorial comment came following strong words from Varadkar at a European Union summit in Sweden yesterday.

# brexit - Friday 17 November, 2017

'It doesn’t seem like they thought all this through' - Taoiseach talks tough to UK on Brexit Sock It To 'em This post contains videos

'It doesn’t seem like they thought all this through' - Taoiseach talks tough to UK on Brexit

Leo Varadkar says he wants talk of hard borders “off the table” before things move forward.

Boris Johnson and Simon Coveney weren't singing from the same hymn sheet in Dublin this morning Brexit This post contains videos

Boris Johnson and Simon Coveney weren't singing from the same hymn sheet in Dublin this morning

Johnson wants Brexit negotiations to move onto trade but Coveney says some issues have to be decided first.

# brexit - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Britain's government has survived the first parliamentary challenges to its Brexit bill

An amendment giving devolved legislatures – like Northern Ireland – a veto over the Brexit agreement was defeated.

# brexit - Monday 13 November, 2017

'Take it or leave it': MPs will get a chance to turn down Brexit deal

Brexit secretary David Davis said: “This agreement will only hold if parliament approves it.”

# brexit - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Coveney hits out at 'nonsense' Sun story about Northern Irish border

Yesterday, an internal EU paper was published which suggested that it is essential for Northern Ireland to remain in the single market.

# brexit - Friday 10 November, 2017

Northern Ireland 'must stay' in customs union post-Brexit to prevent hard border, says EU

An internal EU paper has said there must be no divergence of rules on either side of the border.

# brexit - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Column: Brexit is dangerous for Ireland if we're not prepared

Irish businesses develop their international business plans to mitigate against the risks coming down the road, writes Hugh Torpey.

# brexit - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Leo says most citizens in Northern Ireland will be 'Irish and European' after Brexit

Tensions are high as EU and UK negotiators have reached a stalemate in Brexit talks.

# brexit - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Taoiseach says Ireland could have a 'unique' border solution after Brexit

He doesn’t say what that unique border would be.

# brexit - Friday 13 October, 2017

UK chancellor regrets calling the EU "the enemy" during a TV interview

He later tweeted that the UK would work with its “friends and partners” in the EU to strike a Brexit deal.

# brexit - Thursday 12 October, 2017

EU chief negotiator: Brexit talks at 'disturbing' deadlock

After a fifth round of talks Barnier said he “cannot recommend” to move on from divorce issues.

# brexit - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Talk of 'telepathic' borders and 'getting dogs ready' as Varadkar and Martin clash on Brexit

There were tense exchanges at Leaders’ Questions today.

# brexit - Monday 9 October, 2017

Whose court is the ball in then? EU and UK can't decide on who takes next Brexit step

Jean-Claude Juncker has warned that “miracles” are needed to make progress in this round of talks.

Government accused of suppressing Brexit document as FF and FG trade barbs on Twitter

Fianna Fáil and Labour have called for the Revenue report on Brexit to be published.

Boris Johnson sends Whatsapp message telling 'friends' to stop attacking Theresa May

Johnson told other Tory MPs that he is “fed up to the back teeth” of hearing criticism about May.

# brexit - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Ghost of Thatcher haunts May as she fights plot to oust her

The British Prime Minister might demote Boris Johnson in a cabinet reshuffle.

# brexit - Friday 6 October, 2017

'It's not the way to do this': Former Conservative Party chairman calls on Theresa May to resign

Former Conservative Party chairman Grant Shapps called on British Prime Minister Theresa May to step down.

# brexit - Friday 29 September, 2017

Ukip elects a new leader, its fourth in just over a year

The party elected former army officer Henry Bolton as its new leader.

EU leaders are hoping for Brexit 'miracles' but Leo thinks there's a 'better vibe' around talks

But the Taoiseach could be heading for a clash with Emmanuel Macron on tax issues.

# brexit - Thursday 28 September, 2017

The tourist industry could lose its 9% VAT rate as it's 'under consideration' for Budget 2018

Restaurants and hotels express concerns as 1% hike is on the cards.

# brexit - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

'Never have so many trees died in vain': Corbyn hits back at Daily Mail attacks

Corbyn told delegates that Labour was “on the threshold of power” and that Tories were “hanging on by their fingertips”.

# brexit - Saturday 23 September, 2017

'It's a complete disaster': Getting a divorce in Ireland could get a lot harder post-Brexit

Getting a divorce from a spouse in the UK is governed by EU law, which may not apply after Brexit.

# brexit - Friday 22 September, 2017

Theresa May proposes two year transition period after Britain leaves the EU

Prime Minister May said Britain wants to be a strong friend to the EU and it will not block reform.

Taoiseach speaks to Theresa May ahead of her landmark Brexit speech

All eyes are on May as she prepares to spell out her key demands in a keynote Brexit speech.

# brexit - Thursday 21 September, 2017

EU negotiator hits out at Boris Johnson for saying some young Britons have 'split allegiances'

Guy Verhofstadt told the Dáil that the EU will not allow Ireland to suffer because of Brexit.

# brexit - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Boris Johnson denies he's planning to quit over Brexit row

Johnson has played down rumours of infighting in the Tory party, after a colleague accused him of “backseat driving”.

From The Daily Edge A couple clashed over Brexit on Channel 4's First Dates and it was delightfully awkward Better Leave Right Now

# brexit - Sunday 17 September, 2017

This stretch of border shows why Brexit will be an enormous headache to manage - we went to talk to locals

This road crosses the border multiple times in just a few miles (or kilometres). What will happen after Brexit?

# brexit - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Fine Gael MEP says Ireland needs to re-examine its neutrality ahead of Brexit

Jean-Claude Juncker has called for the EU to implement plans for a common defence strategy

# brexit - Saturday 9 September, 2017

'The British don't care that every strand of the Good Friday Agreement is undermined by Brexit'

Sinn Féin’s deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald said her party want to be in government on both sides of the border.

'It's a beautiful place to live and work': Doing business in Ireland's 'most vacant' town

Donegal’s Ballybofey has recorded the State’s highest rate of empty shops and offices.

# brexit - Friday 8 September, 2017

'Solving' the Irish border is 'not beyond the wit of man' says Boris Johnson

The UK Foreign Secretary was speaking during a visit to UK troops in Estonia.

Ian Paisley Jr to refer himself to Westminster standards office after newspaper article

The Daily Telegraph claimed Paisley did not declare gifts received from a foreign government.

# brexit - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Britain warned off using Ireland as 'test case' for how Brexit will work with the EU

The Irish government says it “welcomes and supports” the EU’s position.