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#Brexit

# brexit - Saturday 9 February, 2019

The surreal reality of life in 'the most militarised area of western Europe'

TheJournal.ie visited Dromintee GAA club to hear locals’ concerns of a hard Brexit.

UK government terminates £13.8m contract with Seaborne Freight for no-deal Brexit ferries

It’s been reported that the contract was cancelled after an Irish company, Arklow Shipping, withdrew its backing.

A heightened sense of Brexit 'WTF' in Clones

Locals in Clones, at the border with Co Fermanagh, say there’s huge concern at the possible disruption to daily life.

# brexit - Friday 8 February, 2019

Theresa May arrives in Dublin for crunch talks with Varadkar

Varadkar greeted May at Farmleigh and they will both attend dinner together.

Sky News poll shows Brexit has damaged UK's reputation for majority of Irish people

Data showed that the majority of Irish people would rather cut ties with the UK than the EU.

Crunch talks for Varadkar and May in Dublin today as both sides refuse to back down on backstop

The Taoiseach and Prime Minister are having dinner in Dublin tonight, with one topic atop their agenda.

# brexit - Thursday 7 February, 2019

May given official notice EU won't re-open withdrawal deal in 'robust' talks No

May given official notice EU won't re-open withdrawal deal in 'robust' talks

Jean-Claude Juncker has, however, said he’s open to adding wording to the political declaration.

Government urged to 'apply more dynamic thinking' to solving housing crisis

An Oireachtas Housing Committee report has been critical of the government’s approach to solving the housing crisis.

Leo said Donald Tusk would get 'terrible trouble' from the UK press. Here's what they said

Tusk said there was a “special place in hell” for unprepared Brexiteers.

It's now only 50 days to Brexit and Theresa May is in Brussels again looking for a new deal

EU leaders have said the agreed deal will not be renegotiated.

Was the Brexit timeline always unrealistic? Back in 1982 it took Greenland three years to leave

It took Greenland three years to complete their exit negotiations with the EEC and that was a lot less difficult, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

Salaries predicted to rise by 5% on average this year as employers forecast Irish jobs Brexit boost

Consumer sentiment was strong in January as spenders wait to see how Brexit will affect their pockets.

# brexit - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Theresa May to meet Leo Varadkar in Dublin on Friday

The two leaders will discuss the current Brexit landscape.

FactCheck: Did Donald Tusk say there was a special place in hell for Brexiteers?

All hell broke loose after his speech in Brussels today – here’s what he actually said.

'Special place in hell' for no-plan Brexiteers, says EU's Tusk

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is in Brussels today for talks with EU leaders.

Leo and Theresa are heading back to Brussels - but is there any hope for talks or is it Groundhog Day (again)?

Can the so-called Malthouse Compromise provide a basis for a breakthrough, or is the latest effort over before it begins?

Some Brexit contingency plans 'eliminate immediate risk' but will only be temporary, Ross to warn

Minister Ross is to deliver an update on how Brexit will affect the haulage and aviation industries later today.

# brexit - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Irish government welcomes May's border comments but says she has 'unrealistic expectations' about backstop

Theresa May has said she remains committed to preventing a hard border on the island of Ireland post-Brexit.

Explainer: Has the US been paying attention to Brexit and does the White House care? Special Relationship This post contains videos

Explainer: Has the US been paying attention to Brexit and does the White House care?

Politicians have only recently started talking about it and Trump hasn’t addressed it much.

Theresa May to give Brexit speech in Northern Ireland today

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has said no alternatives to the backstop have stood up to scrutiny.

# brexit - Monday 4 February, 2019

Theresa May to visit Northern Ireland tomorrow

May will meet with businesses and local community groups.

May's cabinet to discuss alternative arrangements to backstop with Eurosceptic MPs

Downing Street said it had established “an Alternative Arrangements Working Group” to mull the backstop issue starting today.

# brexit - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Nissan confirms new car model will not be built in Sunderland factory

The car giant announced in 2016 that it planned to build the model at its plant in Sunderland.

Poll: Would conceding on the backstop be worth it to avoid a no-deal Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Plans afoot to evacuate Queen from London if Brexit causes disorder - reports

The Sunday Times reports that the evacuation plans are repurposed from similar plans that were in existence from the Cold War.

'One of the loudest voices against an indefinite backstop': What's Dominic Raab up to?

From his review of the Good Friday Agreement to sparring with Irish journalists on Twitter, it’s been an interesting week for Mr Raab.

# brexit - Saturday 2 February, 2019

It's been mentioned all week about Brexit, but what is 'perfidious Albion'?

It’s a phrase that has literally been around for centuries.

The Rainy Day Fund will not be used for Brexit

The rainy day fund will be supplemented with an annual €500 million from the Exchequer, starting this year.

What will a no-deal Brexit mean for Ireland?

This seems as a good time as any to talk about this.

# brexit - Friday 1 February, 2019

Brexit blamed for drop in new car sales 191

Brexit blamed for drop in new car sales

More than 32,000 new cars were registered in January, a 12.6% reduction on the same period last year.

'Completely unacceptable': Britain angered after EU document calls Gibraltar a 'colony'

Gibraltar, home to 33,000 people, was ceded to Britain by Spain in 1713, in perpetuity.

# brexit - Thursday 31 January, 2019

'Pure spoof': Government rubbishes Dominic Raab claims that Taoiseach leaked to media about him

The former UK Brexit secretary said he was ‘misrepresented’ to the media by Leo Varadkar.

Foreign Secretary says UK may seek to delay Brexit in bid to secure deal

Getting MPs to support a withdrawal agreement has proved rather difficult.

# brexit - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

MPs don't want the Irish backstop. Europe won't budge. So now what?

Another vote is promised by 13 February – if the Withdrawal Agreement isn’t approved then, it’s looking like a no-deal Brexit.

Coveney: London's latest tactic is like saying 'give me what I want or I'll jump out the window'

Meanwhile, Dominic Raab told a British committee that they needed to find “a ladder for the Irish government to climb down”.

Poll: Should the EU reopen Brexit negotiations with the UK? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the EU reopen Brexit negotiations with the UK?

Prime Minister Theresa May is heading back to Brussels for further talks.

'Backstop from the brink': UK front pages react to Brexit latest

PM Theresa May has promised that she’ll look for “legally binding” changes to the withdrawal agreement from the EU.

# brexit - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

As it happened: UK parliament votes to bin the backstop and go back to renegotiate in Brussels

UK Prime Minister Theresa May is going back to the EU.

MPs vote to ask the EU to replace Irish backstop with unspecific 'alternative arrangements'

It’s not yet clear what those arrangements might be.

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