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#Brexit

# brexit - Monday 31 December, 2018

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.

British businesses 'watching in horror' as risk of no-deal Brexit ramps up

It is now 100 days until the UK is due to leave the EU.

# brexit - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

A glimpse at UK's no-deal Brexit plan: 3,500 troops and fridges for medicines

“I’ve become the largest buyer of fridges in the world,” the British Secretary of State for Health and Social Care said.

Next years health capital budget will be raided because of ballooning costs of new children's hospital

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said the new children’s hospital may cost even more than its latest €1.433 billion price tag.

UK cabinet to consider intensifying no-deal Brexit preparations

There’s now just 101 days until Britain is set to exit the European Union.

# brexit - Monday 17 December, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn has tabled a no-confidence motion in PM Theresa May

The move comes after the British Prime Minister told MPs they will only get a delayed vote on her Brexit deal in the new year.

Theresa May says the crucial Brexit vote will take place in the New Year

The vote should take place in the middle of January.

The Bollocks to Brexit bus drove through Dublin today

The bus was spotted driving through the city centre and stopped off at the Guinness brewery on its way up north to Belfast.

Saturday Night Live mocks Theresa May's tough week

Matt Damon plays former UK leader David Cameron in the skit.

Poll: Should there be a second Brexit referendum? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be a second Brexit referendum?

Theresa May is to warn MPs that a second Brexit referendum would do “irreparable damage” to British politics.

Theresa May: second Brexit referendum would do 'irreparable damage' to integrity of British politics

The British Prime Minister will address the House of Commons today following a number of meetings in Brussels last week.

# brexit - Sunday 16 December, 2018

Bertie Ahern and Tony Blair have both ripped into Theresa May's handling of Brexit Tag Team This post contains videos

Bertie Ahern and Tony Blair have both ripped into Theresa May's handling of Brexit

The former Taoiseach and former Prime Minister were speaking separately.

# brexit - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Jeremy Hunt insists a 'version' of May's deal can get through parliament if EU make assurances

May had postponed the House of Commons vote on her deal after forecasts predicted it had no chance of being approved.

# brexit - Friday 14 December, 2018

Vast majority of business directors think Brexit will have a negative impact on Irish companies

Irish business sentiment has consistently declined throughout the year, according to research.

'You called me nebulous!': Juncker explains remarks after heated exchange with Theresa May goes viral

Merriam-Webster said that searches for the word “nebulous” were up 12,000% today.

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