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#Brexit

# brexit - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Katy Hayward: Why we should take note of the unexpected in Boris Johnson's letter to Donald Tusk

Johnson’s letter to Tusk signals the approach the new British prime minister is taking with Europe, writes Katy Hayward.

Simon Coveney conveys 'disappointment' with Boris Johnson's four-page letter on Brexit

Donald Tusk has re-iterated the EU’s commitment to the backstop.

# brexit - Monday 19 August, 2019

UK's Home Secretary says freedom of movement with the EU will end immediately after Brexit

A spokesperson said free movement will end overnight on 31 October if a deal is not agreed upon.

'A few bumps in the road’: Number 10 attempts to downplay Operation Yellowhammer revelations

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is set to declare later that the UK is facing a Brexit ‘crisis’.

Poll: When should we hold a general election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: When should we hold a general election?

We’re waiting on Brexit, but for how long?

Ireland's economy is set to keep growing next year, but could be seriously hit by a no-deal Brexit

Ibec states that the economy is set to grow by 4% this year.

Emergency Brexit fund is accepting applications from Irish farmers from today

Farmers have decried the declining prices being offered for their produce due to the dramatic drop in the value of sterling.

# brexit - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Boris Johnson's phone call diplomacy: What does it say about what's next?

“PM Johnson is positioning the United Kingdom as the British equivalent of ‘America First’,” Professor Federico Fabbrini said.

'A worst-case scenario': UK expects a hard border and protests in no-deal Brexit

The Labour party in Ireland has said that Jeremy Corbyn’s proposal is the most realistic to avoid a no-deal.

Driving licence applications nearly treble in a month as Road Safety Authority steps up Brexit warnings

The RSA has been warning UK driving licence-holders to exchange them for Irish licences before Brexit.

# brexit - Saturday 17 August, 2019

Circle the date ... Here's why 9 September is set to be a red letter Brexit day in Westminster

It’s all set to kick off again in the Commons from the start of next month – here are the key dates.

# brexit - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Paschal Donohoe says Irish economy is 'well-capable' of withstanding a no-deal Brexit

It’s estimated that there would be 55,000 fewer jobs in Ireland if there’s a no-deal Brexit.

# brexit - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Boris Johnson says Brexit-blocking MPs and EU guilty of 'terrible collaboration'

Johnson made his comments during a Facebook Live video earlier today.

No-deal Brexit could turn UK into 'a diminished and inward-looking little England', warns Hammond

He said that claims a no-deal Brexit would be positive were “absurd”, and called Johnson’s pledge to bin the backstop “wrecking”.

# brexit - Monday 12 August, 2019

'Dominant' retailers must join beef protest negotiations, says IFA

Talks will take place today with the Beef Plan Movement.

# brexit - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Varadkar and Johnson to meet to discuss Brexit (but we're not sure when)

It comes after Varadkar and Johnson spoke over the phone about two weeks ago.

Britain to mint 'millions' of commemorative 50p Brexit coins ahead of 31 October

The Sunday Telegraph is reporting that Sajid Javid wants production ramped up.

Interview: Mary Lou on a united Ireland, the carbon tax and why she'll be a 'grownup' after the next election

In a wide-ranging interview the Sinn Fein leader discusses carbon tax, the local elections fallout and a united Ireland.

# brexit - Friday 9 August, 2019

UK will 'safeguard' security in Ireland in event of no-deal Brexit, says Michael Gove

Michael Gove was speaking during a visit to Northern Ireland today.

Dublin Port Company settles High Court action over site required to deal with Brexit impact

The matter will be mentioned before the courts on dates in August and September.

# brexit - Thursday 8 August, 2019

The Explainer: What is the Irish backstop?

This week on The Explainer podcast, we look at the backstop, and why it is such a major issue for Brexit.

US to seek free-trade agreement with UK 'at the earliest possible time' after it leaves EU

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo yesterday met with UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab.

Brexit: Mary Lou rules out special SF conference on party taking seats in Westminster

‘There is no appetite for us to enter Westminster,’ said the Sinn Fáin party leader.

# brexit - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

No more Interrailing in the UK from 2020 as British railways to pull out of scheme

And it’s got nothing to do with Brexit, rail companies said.

Donohoe says 'cliff-edge' Brexit can be avoided but no-deal risk is growing

The finance minister said British chancellor Sajid Javid is “absolutely committed” to Britain leaving the EU by 31 October.

# brexit - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

Leo Varadkar: No-deal Brexit is not 'unavoidable'

Varadkar was speaking during a visit to Northern Ireland today.

Leo Varadkar to discuss business and Brexit during Northern Ireland visit

Varadkar will also take part in a debate this evening with politicians from both sides of the border.

# brexit - Monday 5 August, 2019

How no-deal Brexit makes direct rule nearly inevitable in Northern Ireland

A no-deal Brexit could spell the return of direct rule to Northern Ireland.

'Don’t leave it until the last minute': Just 10% of businesses preparing for no-deal Brexit

A recent survey found that 45% of businesses overall record Brexit as the key issue they face.

# brexit - Friday 2 August, 2019

Brexit supporter jailed for death threats and abusive calls to 'anti-Brexit' MPs

The man has been jailed for 18 weeks.

FactCheck: Did Dominic Raab frequently raise the risk of a no-deal Brexit during the referendum campaign?

The UK foreign secretary made the statement on BBC Radio 4 on Monday.

'Panic' and 'security gaps': Internal British document warns about impact of no-deal Brexit

Britain leaving the EU without a deal seems increasingly likely.

Cast-iron and vital, or an anti-democratic bureaucracy: what is the Irish backstop?

Should it be for a limited period of time or not? Should it apply to the UK as a whole, or just Northern Ireland?

# brexit - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Britain steps up border security with 500 new officers ahead of likely no-deal Brexit

The UK government has allocated £2.1 billion in funding to speed up the process.

'I think we should be afraid of no-deal Brexit', Varadkar warns

The Taoiseach was speaking to reporters in Kilkenny this afternoon.

The UK just added over £2 billion to its no-deal preparation fund

Chancellor Sajid Javid made the policy announcement.

Explainer: Why have beef farmers across the country been protesting in recent weeks?

The Irish Farmers’ Association has said the Irish and European beef sectors are “in crisis”.

# brexit - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Mary Lou McDonald says she told Boris Johnson 'to make sure he's not the DUP's gofer'

DUP leader Arlene Foster said that Johnson told them “talk of a border poll is not something he’s interested in entertaining”.

Central Bank's dire no-deal Brexit warning: 34,000 fewer jobs by the end of 2020

Economic growth would slump to less than one per cent next year, the regulator has warned.