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#Brexit

# brexit - Saturday 5 January, 2019

Tánaiste says TDs using their offices for passport deliveries is 'unhelpful'

Coveney insisted it is not quicker for people to go through their TD compared with applying online or through the normal channels.

Opinion: As the spectre of fascism threatens Europe again - learning history is more important than ever

Brexit is a tangible manifestation of the enduring power of idealised versions of history to lead otherwise well-meaning and right-thinking people astray,’ writes Matthew Murphy.

Derry woman in wrangle with UK Home Office fears Brexit could complicate her immigration case

The UK Home Office has argued that British immigration laws supercede the Good Friday Agreement.

# brexit - Friday 4 January, 2019

More than half of Tories would prefer no-deal Brexit over current agreement

There’s another headache for Theresa May.

If there is a Brexit deal - what trade agreements can UK businesses expect?

Norway plus, Canada plus plus, or no-deal rules?

# brexit - Thursday 3 January, 2019

DUP: 'It is becoming clearer by the day that no one is ever going to build a border'

The DUP’s deputy leader said that an “east-west barrier should be no more palatable than having any new north-south barriers”.

More than 55 Brexit-related investments were won by Ireland in 2018

The investments added more than 4,500 Irish jobs as employment numbers rose.

Varadkar says he's exploring if Ireland could take some legal business from the UK after Brexit

Varadkar had a 40-minute phone call with Chancellor Angela Merkel on how to support Theresa May’s efforts to pass her Brexit deal.

Explainer: Why Brexit could be behind the upsurge in migrants aiming to cross the English Channel

Four in five people who attempted to cross the English Channel in dinghies in 2018 did so in the last three months. But why?

'It's time to take stock': Former Brexit secretary urges Theresa May to delay Brexit vote again

David Davis said that it was time for the UK “to take stock” ahead of the planned crucial vote.

# brexit - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

House prices will increase by 5% 2019 as long as Brexit uncertainty is resolved

The median asking price for new sales nationally is €266,000; down €2,000 from the last quarter.

# brexit - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Theresa May says Britain can 'turn a corner' in 2019 if parliament backs Brexit deal

Most British lawmakers do not back the deal May reached with the European Union.

Mumbai, Cardiff and LA: 10 new embassies to open this year to tap into new markets

The Tánaiste also defended the costly practice of leasing properties abroad, rather than buying property.

# brexit - Monday 31 December, 2018

'The threat posed by Islamist terrorism is waning dramatically... but what do we worry about next?'

Tom Clonan looks at the latest risk assessments around Europe.

The ridiculous things UK politicians have said about Ireland and Brexit

“The Irish living in the UK have a great civic duty to educate the English.”

The post-Brexit Irish passport boom in Britain is not slowing down

Applications for Irish passports in Britain and Northern Ireland made up 22% of all Irish passport applications in 2018.

# brexit - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Coveney says talking about a united Ireland as part of Brexit debate is 'hugely unhelpful'

The Tánaiste said the issue could “create an even more divisive debate and atmosphere in Northern Ireland, which is the last thing we need”.

Juncker tells UK 'get your act together' over Brexit

The European Commission President thinks most MPs “deeply distrust” both the EU and Theresa May.

# brexit - Saturday 29 December, 2018

The photos that captured 2018's biggest stories Through The Lens This post contains images

The photos that captured 2018's biggest stories

Conflict in Syria, wildfires in California, political uncertainty in Britain…

'Complete madness': UK spends £100 million on no-deal Brexit ferry plans

Chartering ferries have been hired to mitigate the risk of “severe congestion” at the port of Dover in case there is no deal.

Here's how much the government has spent on its nationwide 'Getting Ireland Brexit Ready' events

Six events around the country were held in October and November.

Knighthoods for Brexiteer and Monty Python actor in UK New Year Honours list

The British divers who were involved in rescuing the Thai footballers from a cave were also honoured last night.

# brexit - Friday 28 December, 2018

Ryanair and wild geese: What the French President said to Haughey during his 'historic' 1988 Irish visit

“There is a sort of poetry about it the way you people express themselves – like the great writers,” Mitterrand told Haughey.

Anger over £65 charge for EU citizens to apply to remain in UK after Brexit

Irish people living in the UK will not be expected to apply to the scheme.

# brexit - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Quiz: After this year's headlines, how much do you know about Brexit?

We might all be sick of hearing about it – but just how good are we at retaining Brexit information?

Ó Cuív: 'FF seems to be saying that even if we are in government, things wouldn’t change'

The Galway West TD said he was surprised to hear Micheál Martin had signed up to another 12 months of the confidence and supply deal.

# brexit - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

China expected to overtake US as world's largest economy by 2032

Meanwhile, Brexit is due to have a negative impact on British growth next year.

# brexit - Monday 24 December, 2018

Brexit online training course on how customs work to be rolled out for Irish businesses

The Irish government has stepped up its preparations as a no-deal Brexit looms.

# brexit - Sunday 23 December, 2018

'Made to feel foreign even more than during the Troubles': Concerns of Irish citizens living in Brexit UK

Irish nationals living in the UK reached out to the embassy in London for advice this year on what will happen post-Brexit.

A Brexit bind: Here are the reasons why we haven't had a deal yet

There’s a Brexit deal on the table, but it looks increasingly unlikely that it will get through the House of Commons.

# brexit - Saturday 22 December, 2018

George Osborne: Second Brexit referendum or general election likely in 2019

The former chancellor was David Cameron’s closest ally in government for six years.

# brexit - Friday 21 December, 2018

'I can't allow Ireland to be blamed here': Coveney says some UK politicians need reminder of Irish history

The Tánaiste said today it would be foolish to focus on any other solution to the border issue than the backstop.

# brexit - Thursday 20 December, 2018

No contingencies, no plans, no secret plans: Leo says the Irish government has no preparations for a hard border

Questions have been raised about the level at which the Irish government is prepared for a no-deal Brexit.

'A lot of questions to be answered': Reaction over government's no-deal Brexit plan

The Irish government yesterday published its preparations thus far for a no-deal Brexit.

Poll: Do you think Ireland is ready for a no-deal Brexit? Deal Or No Deal This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Ireland is ready for a no-deal Brexit?

The Irish government has published its plans – but it has no provisions for a hard border with Northern Ireland.

Senior Tory minister says second Brexit referendum could be 'plausible' way forward

The risk of a no deal Brexit remains very high.

# brexit - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

EU no-deal Brexit plan: UK citizens' rights, flights, and no mention of Irish border

Britain also announced its own contingency plans to prevent shortages and economic instability today.

'A sobering read': Here's the Irish government's no-deal Brexit plan

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney said that this was a “damage-limiting exercise”.

Jeremy Corbyn denies he muttered 'stupid woman' at Theresa May

He said he mouthed “stupid people”.

Rising cost of living, housing shortages and Brexit all pose 'threat' to Ireland's economy

The National Competitiveness Council today published Ireland’s Competitiveness Challenge 2018.