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#Brexit

# brexit - Monday 26 November, 2018

Taoiseach meets with Orange Order reps to discuss needs of Protestant communities at the border

The Taoiseach met with the grand secretary of the Orange Lodge Reverend Mervyn Gibson.

House of Commons to vote on Brexit deal on 11 December

May must now navigate the deal through a divided chamber in which she holds the slimmest working majority.

Prospect of second Brexit referendum is something UK will have to decide for themselves, says Taoiseach

Following yesterday’s summit, the focus now shifts to the UK Prime Minister who is beginning an intensive campaign to sell the Brexit deal to her parliament.

# brexit - Sunday 25 November, 2018

After EU endorses Brexit deal, Theresa May tells UK: 'This is all there is'

The biggest hurdle for the Brexit deal is the House of Commons vote – as it stands now, that doesn’t look likely to happen.

Ex-No 10 Brexit spokesperson: 'Brexit has made the rest of the UK more like Northern Ireland'

Matthew O’Toole spoke about where Brexit goes from here, and how it’s made the rest of the UK more like Northern Ireland.

# brexit - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Boris quotes Van Morrison as he criticises backstop deal at DUP conference

Johnson said the UK is “on the verge of making a historic mistake” if it backs the draft Brexit agreement.

Another day, another Brexit summit - but this one will show us how united the EU is

Is a deal done yet, you might ask. The answer is, as always, sort of.

# brexit - Friday 23 November, 2018

Spanish prime minister warns Brexit summit to be called off if there's no Gibraltar deal

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez tweeted to say that if the deal remained as is, they would block it.

# brexit - Thursday 22 November, 2018

EU and UK agree a draft agreement on their future relationship

The agreement now paves the way for a Brexit deal to be finalised this weekend.

Brexit goes down to wire as May to head back to Brussels on eve of signing summit

May said she would return to Brussels for more talks on the eve of a planned signing summit.

# brexit - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

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Dáil backs Brexit deal without need for vote

Leo Varadkar said Ireland ‘deeply regrets but respects’ Britain’s decision to leave the EU.

Brexit waltz moves on as May heads to Brussels for tea and Varadkar hopes Dáil sings from same hymn sheet

Leo Varadkar is hoping for more parliamentary support than his British counterpart.

# brexit - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Antidepressant prescriptions increased after Brexit vote

The UK voted to leave the EU on 23 June 2016.

Explainer: What's going on with Gibraltar and why is Spain threatening to derail the Brexit deal?

Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory, located near the southernmost tip of Spain.

# brexit - Monday 19 November, 2018

Spain warns it could derail Brexit deal over Gibraltar

British Prime Minister Theresa May is due to sign a treaty with EU leaders to leave the bloc on Sunday.

'Intense' week of talks for May as EU negotiators set out plan for relationship with Britain

European leaders will get to voice their opinions on the draft agreement May presented to the British parliament last week.

# brexit - Sunday 18 November, 2018

Ireland's a post-Brexit paradise for EU workers in the UK - but many are priced out of the move

The cost of housing is too much for some, while taxes make high-earners think twice.

Theresa May: 'A change of leadership isn't going to make negotiations any easier' Keep Calm And Carry On This post contains videos

Theresa May: 'A change of leadership isn't going to make negotiations any easier'

The UK Prime Minister said it was a ‘critical’ week for negotiations.

# brexit - Saturday 17 November, 2018

How many people in the North believe Brexit makes a united Ireland a possibility? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The amount of money that DCC is set to spend on on the removal of discarded chewing gum.

May takes potshot at rivals as Brexiteer tells her not a 'cat in hell's chance' of getting Brexit deal through

Many Tories are irate at the deal reached between the UK and the EU, and they want to remove May from office because of it.

Indyref 2? The Brexit deal has put Scottish independence on the agenda again

The SNP is using the chaos in Downing Street to advance the case for another vote.

# brexit - Friday 16 November, 2018

So, who exactly is the new Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay?

He today became the third person to hold the job overseeing Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union.

Brexiteers worry that the EU's withdrawal agreement will turn the UK into a 'vassal state' - but what does that mean?

The draft agreement has been denounced across Britain’s political spectrum since it was unveiled on Wednesday night

Varadkar says FG can look proudly to its record in 'caring for families'

Varadkar said Fine Gael is a “compassionate party” that has a role in offering a helping hand to those that need it.

May appoints junior health minister Stephen Barclay as new Brexit secretary

The British PM has said that she believed in her Brexit deal with “every fibre of my being.”

# brexit - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Ireland's a post-Brexit paradise for EU staff in the UK - but many are priced out of the move

The cost of housing is too much for some, while taxes make high-earners think twice.

Pound falls sharply after string of British MPs resign amid Brexit chaos

The UK currency was pummelled as a number of ministers quit earlier today.

Theresa May facing possible 'no confidence' motion

Forty-eight Conservative MPs need to back the motion in order for a vote to take place.

Theresa May's Cabinet: Who's gone, who's backing her - and what's likely to happen now

There have been five resignations so far today – including two members of her Cabinet.

Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab and three other ministers resign over draft Brexit deal

Raab said he understood why May had chosen to pursue the deal but that he couldn’t support it.

EU's Tusk says summit to seal Brexit deal on 25 November

One step closer to the end.

'Splits', 'cracks' and a fight ahead: UK front pages react to May's cabinet deal

The UK cabinet have approved a draft Brexit deal. It’s now over to the EU.

'UK's strongest card is fisheries': Fish sector could be left out of Brexit customs deal

The fisheries issue is one of the sticking points in securing a final Brexit deal.

# brexit - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

'One of the better days': Taoiseach says Ireland has achieved 'satisfactory outcome' with Brexit deal

While Ireland didn’t want Brexit, it had set out what it wanted to in negotiations, Varadkar said.

Theresa May wins over her Cabinet on Brexit deal that Barnier says avoids hard border

The UK premier announced a speech after briefing her Cabinet on the latest Brexit deal draft.

# brexit - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

'Judgement day', 'moment of truth' and 'betrayal': UK front pages react to news of Brexit deal

A Brexit deal is finally in sight, but will May be able to win over the Brexiteers?

Leading Brexiteers hit out at 'utterly unacceptable' proposals to avoid hard border on island of Ireland

Reports this evening suggested that Britain has finally agreed a draft Brexit deal with the European Union.

Taoiseach and Tánaiste to meet with officials tonight to assess draft text of Brexit proposal

UK Cabinet ministers are to be summoned to Downing Street this evening by Prime Minister Theresa May.

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Brexit plan would see Premier League clubs restricted to signing less foreign players

The FA has reportedly put forward a proposal that would ensure each squad is made up of at least half ‘homegrown’ players.

Calls for Taoiseach to brief party leaders on Brexit state-of-play as talks enter the 'endgame'

The British Prime Minister said negotiators are “working extremely hard, through the night, to make progress”.