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# brexit - Today’s News

O'Neill accuses Johnson of 'assisting DUP nonsense' amid UK plans to 'rip up' parts of Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

O'Neill accuses Johnson of 'assisting DUP nonsense' amid UK plans to 'rip up' parts of Protocol

Updated 3 hours ago 23,541 Views 29 Comments

Liz Truss is expected to declare her intention to bring forward legislation which rips up parts of the UK’s post-Brexit trade deal.

# brexit - Sunday 15 May, 2022

Coveney says British 'sabre-rattling and grandstanding' over NI Protocol is not helpful
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Coveney says British 'sabre-rattling and grandstanding' over NI Protocol is not helpful

Updated Sun 11:45 AM 33,745 Views 44 Comments

The Foreign Affairs Minister said Ireland is “frustrated” and “dealing with the consequences now of a decision by the British people on our own country”.

# brexit - Saturday 14 May, 2022

DUP blocking formation of executive in Stormont is a 'matter of disgrace', McDonald says
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

DUP blocking formation of executive in Stormont is a 'matter of disgrace', McDonald says

Sat 7:11 PM 15,007 Views 28 Comments

Nobody should be “spooked by the actions of the British government”, McDonald said.

# brexit - Friday 13 May, 2022

Donaldson confirms DUP will not nominate Speaker, leaving Stormont Assembly unable to function
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Donaldson confirms DUP will not nominate Speaker, leaving Stormont Assembly unable to function

Fri 10:15 AM 41,520 Views 63 Comments
  • The DUP leader is refusing to sit in Stormont until issues around the Northern Ireland Protocol are resolved.
  • Sinn Féin's Michelle O'Neill said the party are "disgracefully holding the public to ransom for their Brexit mess".
  • The UK Government has indicated that it is set to override parts of the post-Brexit agreement.

# brexit - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Johnson says protocol causing ‘real problems’ in Northern Ireland and must be ‘fixed’
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Johnson says protocol causing ‘real problems’ in Northern Ireland and must be ‘fixed’

Updated Thu 6:23 PM 39,561 Views 49 Comments
  • European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic earlier said the UK plans to scrap swathes of the Protocol are "unacceptable".
  • Prime Minister Boris Johnson has dismissed suggestions of any possible escalatory response from the EU as "crazy".
  • DUP MP Sammy Wilson said his party has adopted a wait-and-see approach over what the UK Government will do about the Protocol.

# brexit - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Liz Truss ‘will not shy away’ from taking action on Northern Ireland Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

Liz Truss ‘will not shy away’ from taking action on Northern Ireland Protocol

May 11th 2022, 7:35 AM 13,130 Views 14 Comments

It is understood the British Cabinet minister is poised to take further action in the coming weeks if negotiations with the EU continue to stall.

# brexit - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

Taoiseach and Boris Johnson hold 'serious' talks over Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

Taoiseach and Boris Johnson hold 'serious' talks over Protocol

Updated May 10th 2022, 1:51 PM 62,767 Views 49 Comments

The protocol effectively creates checks on goods flowing from Britain to Northern Ireland to allow an open border.

# brexit - Wednesday 4 May, 2022

Brandon Lewis: Move against Northern Ireland Protocol unlikely to be in Queen’s Speech
# Brexit
# Brexit

Brandon Lewis: Move against Northern Ireland Protocol unlikely to be in Queen’s Speech

May 4th 2022, 10:54 PM 16,873 Views 7 Comments

Secretary of State Brandon Lewis said the Government is focusing on resolving issues with an agreement with the EU.

# brexit - Monday 25 April, 2022

€32m to be given to local councils for repairs and upgrades to marine infrastructure
# Splash
# Splash

€32m to be given to local councils for repairs and upgrades to marine infrastructure

Apr 25th 2022, 6:45 AM 13,126 Views 3 Comments

The funding will be used for projects such as repairing and enhancing public slipways, piers and pontoons.

# brexit - Friday 22 April, 2022

Johnson says UK Government ready to take measures to 'fix' Northern Ireland Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

Johnson says UK Government ready to take measures to 'fix' Northern Ireland Protocol

Updated Apr 22nd 2022, 5:03 PM 26,639 Views 33 Comments

Boris Johnson claimed the Northern Ireland Protocol ‘does not command the confidence of a large part’ of the population in the Northern Ireland.

# brexit - Tuesday 29 March, 2022

Anglo-Irish relations: Simon Coveney meets with Liverpool and Manchester mayors in Dublin

Anglo-Irish relations: Simon Coveney meets with Liverpool and Manchester mayors in Dublin

Mar 29th 2022, 9:30 PM 17,502 Views 11 Comments

Ireland is focusing on building relationships with parts of the UK outside of London as part of its post-Brexit plan.

# brexit - Monday 28 March, 2022

Northern Ireland Protocol ‘not sustainable’ in current format, Brandon Lewis claims
# Brexit
# Brexit

Northern Ireland Protocol ‘not sustainable’ in current format, Brandon Lewis claims

Mar 28th 2022, 10:00 PM 16,742 Views 19 Comments

The British Northern Ireland Secretary said 200 GB businesses are not trading with the North.

Oireachtas committee writes to NI Secretary over concerns regarding new Brexit border rules
# Border Bill
# Border Bill

Oireachtas committee writes to NI Secretary over concerns regarding new Brexit border rules

Mar 28th 2022, 1:27 PM 9,891 Views 8 Comments

The new rules are due to come into force in 2025.

# brexit - Wednesday 23 March, 2022

Coveney urges UK to reconsider Northern Ireland border pass proposal
# Brexit
# Brexit

Coveney urges UK to reconsider Northern Ireland border pass proposal

Mar 23rd 2022, 7:52 PM 17,369 Views 21 Comments

The Foreign Affairs Minister raised concerns about plans for foreigners to have an Electronic Travel Authorisation pass when crossing the border.

# brexit - Tuesday 22 March, 2022

Terror threat level in Northern Ireland lowered but attack still 'likely'
# Terror
# Terror

Terror threat level in Northern Ireland lowered but attack still 'likely'

Updated Mar 22nd 2022, 6:58 PM 19,979 Views 0 Comments

The assessment was made by MI5 – the British internal intelligence agency.

# brexit - Saturday 19 March, 2022

Boris Johnson under fire for comparing Ukraine fighting Russian invasion to UK's Brexit vote
# UK
# UK

Boris Johnson under fire for comparing Ukraine fighting Russian invasion to UK's Brexit vote

Mar 19th 2022, 5:13 PM 37,274 Views 38 Comments

Liberal Democrat leader Ed Davey said the UK Prime Minister “is a national embarrassment”.

# brexit - Monday 14 March, 2022

Appeals to ruling against challenges to lawfulness of NI Protocol dismissed
# Brexit
# Brexit

Appeals to ruling against challenges to lawfulness of NI Protocol dismissed

Mar 14th 2022, 12:38 PM 11,411 Views 6 Comments

The case was pursued in the names of unionists and Brexiteers from across the UK.

# brexit - Saturday 12 March, 2022

Martin: Growing view in Northern Ireland that Brexit protocol is working
# Protocol
# Protocol

Martin: Growing view in Northern Ireland that Brexit protocol is working

Mar 12th 2022, 4:48 PM 18,109 Views 5 Comments

The Taoiseach was speaking to reporters at the Embassy of Ireland in London.

# brexit - Wednesday 9 March, 2022

Brexit not as calamitous for Ireland as feared, politicians told
# Not So Bad
# Not So Bad

Brexit not as calamitous for Ireland as feared, politicians told

Mar 9th 2022, 2:05 PM 10,849 Views 11 Comments

Irish politicians were also warned that continuing uncertainty over post-Brexit arrangements for Northern Ireland is ‘dampening’ investment.

# brexit - Tuesday 15 February, 2022

Irish exports hit their highest-ever level in 2021 while trade with Northern Ireland surged
# Brexit
# Brexit

Irish exports hit their highest-ever level in 2021 while trade with Northern Ireland surged

Feb 15th 2022, 4:01 PM 10,242 Views 10 Comments

Imports and exports to and from Northern Ireland both rose by nearly €4 billion.

# brexit - Saturday 12 February, 2022

Jeffrey Donaldson says no to chances of Protocol deal as unionists discuss pre-election pact
# Brexit
# Brexit

Jeffrey Donaldson says no to chances of Protocol deal as unionists discuss pre-election pact

Feb 12th 2022, 11:57 AM 28,438 Views 27 Comments

The DUP leader says the chances of a deal are “quite small”.

# brexit - Sunday 6 February, 2022

DUP urges Johnson to commit to Article 16, Taoiseach says benefits of Protocol not acknowledged
# Northern Ireland Protocol
# Northern Ireland Protocol

DUP urges Johnson to commit to Article 16, Taoiseach says benefits of Protocol not acknowledged

Feb 6th 2022, 3:35 PM 18,462 Views 47 Comments

Triggering Article 16 could suspend elements of the Northern Ireland Protocol.

# brexit - Friday 4 February, 2022

An extract from our Brexit newsletter: The Protocol will be a pawn in the North's May election
# The Protocol Row
# The Protocol Row

An extract from our Brexit newsletter: The Protocol will be a pawn in the North's May election

Feb 4th 2022, 6:12 PM 8,653 Views 1 Comment

The intricacies of Northern Ireland politics has add another layer of confusion for post Brexit trade.

Brian Rowan: The DUP's move this week is ultimately an act of self-harm
# Stormont
# Stormont

Brian Rowan: The DUP's move this week is ultimately an act of self-harm

Feb 4th 2022, 2:26 PM 22,926 Views 24 Comments

The former BBC correspondent says recent political unrest in Northern Ireland follows a well-worn pattern.

# brexit - Thursday 3 February, 2022

EU and British Govt say agri-food checks in NI ports still continuing despite Poots order
# The Protocol
# The Protocol

EU and British Govt say agri-food checks in NI ports still continuing despite Poots order

Updated Feb 3rd 2022, 1:30 PM 38,522 Views 20 Comments
  • Mairéad McGuinness said the move created uncertainty and unpredictability for the North.
  • It was unclear this morning whether the order by Edwin Poots last night had been complied with.
  • Northern Ireland secretary Brandon Lewis insists UK government won't intervene.

# brexit - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

Explainer: What has led Edwin Poots to halt Brexit agri-checks at Northern Ireland ports?
# The Protocol Row
# The Protocol Row

Explainer: What has led Edwin Poots to halt Brexit agri-checks at Northern Ireland ports?

Feb 2nd 2022, 10:30 PM 20,634 Views 9 Comments

Poots claims he no longer has the legal authority to continue the Protocol checks – but local politics is also at play.

Protocol dispute: NI minister Edwin Poots orders Irish Sea border agri-checks to end at midnight
# The Protocol Row
# The Protocol Row

Protocol dispute: NI minister Edwin Poots orders Irish Sea border agri-checks to end at midnight

Updated Feb 2nd 2022, 6:40 PM 73,758 Views 46 Comments
  • Edwin Poots has argued that he has received legal advice in favour of him suspending checks unilaterally.
  • Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney has said the move, if carried out, would be a “breach of international law”.
  • It is yet unclear whether the senior civil servant in Poots' department can legally comply with the order.

# brexit - Monday 31 January, 2022

Boris Johnson sets out on plans to remove EU laws with new 'Brexit Freedoms' bill
# Brexit
# Brexit

Boris Johnson sets out on plans to remove EU laws with new 'Brexit Freedoms' bill

Jan 31st 2022, 7:32 AM 24,586 Views 18 Comments

Announcements will be seen as an attempt by Boris Johnson to steer the narrative away from allegations of rule-breaking gatherings.

# brexit - Friday 28 January, 2022

Checks for goods between Northern Ireland and Britain not fit for purpose, say EU officials
# Post Brexit Checks
# Post Brexit Checks

Checks for goods between Northern Ireland and Britain not fit for purpose, say EU officials

Jan 28th 2022, 10:44 PM 20,827 Views 19 Comments

Simon Coveney held a call with UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, as negotiations between the UK and the EU continue.

Irish politicians criticise 'deceitful' British Government social media video about the Protocol
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Irish politicians criticise 'deceitful' British Government social media video about the Protocol

Jan 28th 2022, 7:00 PM 23,451 Views 27 Comments

Senator Erin McGreehan said that the video was adding tension amid “heightened” emotions before Stormont elections in May.

# brexit - Monday 24 January, 2022

DUP not going to be ‘strung out for weeks’ waiting on UK move over NI protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

DUP not going to be ‘strung out for weeks’ waiting on UK move over NI protocol

Updated Jan 24th 2022, 7:20 PM 24,976 Views 30 Comments

Jeffrey Donaldson said the UK Government needed to make his party aware of its intentions immediately.

# brexit - Friday 21 January, 2022

Brexit 'anomaly' is stopping medical students in Northern Ireland from doing internships in Ireland
# UK
# UK

Brexit 'anomaly' is stopping medical students in Northern Ireland from doing internships in Ireland

Jan 21st 2022, 12:05 AM 22,389 Views 15 Comments
  • Students who are studying medicine in Northern Ireland or Great Britain cannot apply for internships with the HSE this year due to Brexit.
  • The Department of Health said it is working on changes to the Medical Practitioners Act, and hope it will come into effect later this year.

# brexit - Friday 14 January, 2022

Coveney says he wants deal on Northern Ireland Protocol by end of February
# The North
# The North

Coveney says he wants deal on Northern Ireland Protocol by end of February

Jan 14th 2022, 4:48 PM 8,110 Views 17 Comments

He said he doesn’t want the NI Assembly election in May become dominated by the ‘polarising’ issue.

# brexit - Thursday 13 January, 2022

Truss calls on EU to take ‘pragmatic approach’ to end protocol deadlock as she meets Sefcovic
# Brexit
# Brexit

Truss calls on EU to take ‘pragmatic approach’ to end protocol deadlock as she meets Sefcovic

Jan 13th 2022, 1:25 PM 17,799 Views 37 Comments

The British Foreign Secretary is having her first face-to-face meeting with the European Commission vice-president today.

# brexit - Tuesday 11 January, 2022

Solution on Northern Ireland Protocol needed before Assembly elections, McGuinness says
# Brexit
# Brexit

Solution on Northern Ireland Protocol needed before Assembly elections, McGuinness says

Jan 11th 2022, 12:45 PM 9,449 Views 9 Comments

The EU commissioner said she hopes the appointment of Liz Truss as chief Brexit negotiator brings some ‘pragmatism’ to talks.

# brexit - Sunday 9 January, 2022

Liz Truss warns EU she is willing to trigger Article 16
# Brexit
# Brexit

Liz Truss warns EU she is willing to trigger Article 16

Updated Jan 9th 2022, 2:25 PM 68,698 Views 97 Comments

The DUP has welcomed comments by Truss, while the SDLP leader has said that the move would “only make things worse”.

# brexit - Sunday 2 January, 2022

DUP warn Liz Truss of ‘major implications’ unless Protocol progress made
# Brexit
# Brexit

DUP warn Liz Truss of ‘major implications’ unless Protocol progress made

Jan 2nd 2022, 9:15 AM 37,195 Views 32 Comments

Boris Johnson has vowed to ‘maximise the benefits of Brexit’ in 2022.

# brexit - Thursday 30 December, 2021

Brexit negotiator Sefcovic says trust broken with the EU in row over Northern Ireland Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

Brexit negotiator Sefcovic says trust broken with the EU in row over Northern Ireland Protocol

Dec 30th 2021, 11:34 AM 31,499 Views 24 Comments

European Commission vice president Maros Sefcovic said a compromise can still be found.

# brexit - Friday 24 December, 2021

A year into Brexit, Michel Barnier says it’s been a ‘lose-lose’ event
# Michel Barnier
# Michel Barnier

A year into Brexit, Michel Barnier says it’s been a ‘lose-lose’ event

Dec 24th 2021, 1:34 PM 25,239 Views 36 Comments

This day last year, a last-minute Brexit trade deal was agreed between the EU and the UK.

# brexit - Sunday 19 December, 2021

Liz Truss to take on Brexit brief following David Frost’s resignation
# Brexit Minister
# Brexit Minister

Liz Truss to take on Brexit brief following David Frost’s resignation

Updated Dec 19th 2021, 6:25 PM 76,407 Views 49 Comments

Frost had originally planned to leave in January, but after his letter was leaked, he resigned immediately.

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