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#Brexit

# brexit - Today’s News

Over half a million people have applied for Irish passports so far this year

The Passport Office has been receiving more than 100,000 applications each month.

# brexit - Yesterday’s News

# brexit - Monday 17 June, 2019

Tory leadership candidates clash over Brexit and no-show Boris in first TV debate

The 90-minute debate on Channel 4 featured the five remaining candidates and an empty podium for Johnson.

# brexit - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Rory Stewart says he'll set up a Citizens' Assembly on Brexit if he becomes Prime Minister

The Tory leadership candidate said that “this is what they did in Ireland on abortion, and actually really worked”.

# brexit - Saturday 15 June, 2019

Boris Johnson may prove a headache for Ireland, but a no-deal Brexit is the real nightmare

Past visits by Johnson to Ireland don’t exactly inspire confidence.

# brexit - Thursday 13 June, 2019

The Irish government is 'driving us all' towards a no-deal Brexit, says DUP's Jeffrey Donaldson

In speech in Dublin, Donaldson re-iterated his party’s opposition to the backstop.

# brexit - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Food shortages could appear in UK within two weeks of Brexit no-deal, experts warn

Industry professionals spoke before the UK Parliament’s Exiting the European Union Committee today.

'Kick the can - and we kick the bucket!' Ruling out a Brexit delay, Boris Johnson launches his leadership bid

Boris Johnson spoke about a no-deal Brexit, delaying Brexit – and avoided a question on whether he’d taken cocaine in his youth.

Bin the backstop or pay us off? Here's what the Conservative leadership hopefuls have said about Ireland

Ten Conservative MPs want to be the next prime minister. Here’s how they all have said they’ll solve the Irish “issue”.

# brexit - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Varadkar warns of 'terrible political miscalculation' in London over Brexit deal

Speaking today, Varadkar said that he is a “little concerned about political developments in London at present”.

# brexit - Sunday 9 June, 2019

Tory contender Hunt claims Angela Merkel told him EU is willing to renegotiate Brexit deal

The Irish government has repeatedly stated the withdrawal agreement would not be reopened.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

UK Home Secretary says Britain should pay Ireland half a billion pounds to break deadlock

Sajid Javid said Britain has a moral duty to pay for a new border arrangement.

# brexit - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Michael Gove 'deeply regrets' taking cocaine 'on several occasions' 20 years ago

Gove said he was working as a journalist at the time and he wishes he hadn’t taken drugs.

'It's 5 ft 6 so I could lie exactly width-wise in it': This art student has created a replica of her student flat Cramped This post contains videos

'It's 5 ft 6 so I could lie exactly width-wise in it': This art student has created a replica of her student flat

Students from NCAD are using their creative skills to tackle social issues at a summer showcase.

# brexit - Friday 7 June, 2019

High Court throws out misconduct in public office case against Boris Johnson

The lawsuit had accused him of knowingly lying during the Brexit referendum campaign.

Brexit Party fails to win first seat in UK by-election

Prime Minister Theresa May is stepping down as Conservative party leader today.

What's next for Theresa May? Top-dollar speeches or a Brexit book (most likely)

It’s Theresa May’s last day at the helm of the Conservative Party.

# brexit - Thursday 6 June, 2019

New figures show more Irish people than ever before are choosing to go on holiday to Northern Ireland

The number of Irish people holidaying in Northern Ireland increased by 7% between 2017 and 2018.

# brexit - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Over half of Change UK's 11 MPs have resigned, weeks after the party formed on an anti-Brexit platform

The party was created by disillusioned MPs from the Conservative and Labour parties.

Líadh Ní Riada eliminated as Sinn Féin withdraws request for recount in Ireland South constituency

Some 756,000 ballot papers were expected to be recounted, before the party withdrew its request.

'A negative force': Trump says he turned down a meeting with Jeremy Corbyn

Trump made his comments during a joint press conference this afternoon with Prime Minister Theresa May.

# brexit - Sunday 2 June, 2019

Donald Trump says the UK should send in Nigel Farage to handle Brexit negotiations

Trump also said the UK should send in Nigel Farage to negotiate.

# brexit - Thursday 30 May, 2019

'Cold storage' MEPs in limbo will have 'no status' in the European Parliament until the UK leaves the EU

Ireland was allotted an additional two seats as part of the redistribution of seats due to UK’s vote to leave the European Union.

Varadkar and Corbyn share 'serious concerns' about Brexit during Dublin meeting

Corbyn also had a “lengthy and comprehensive” meeting with President Michael D Higgins.

# brexit - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Boris Johnson ordered to attend court over claim he knowingly lied during Brexit campaigning

The case relates to the claim that £350 million would be sent to the NHS instead if Britain voted to leave.

# brexit - Monday 27 May, 2019

Game changer for Farage or a win of sorts for Remain? The main talking points from across the water Explainer This post contains videos

Game changer for Farage or a win of sorts for Remain? The main talking points from across the water

Farage’s Brexit Party won the most seats but things are more complicated than that.

# brexit - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Taoiseach says general election 'not a prospect in the next couple of days or weeks'

Leo Varadkar said he has no plans call into Aras an Uachtarain in the next couple of days.

Michael Gove enters the race to become Tory party leader

Gove joins an already crowded race to become Tory leader.

# brexit - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Tory leadership contest in full swing as ex-minister Andrea Leadsom joins the race

Former Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab has also thrown his hat in the ring.

'A Crying Shame': UK front pages react to Theresa May's resignation

May made the announcement in an emotional statement outside 10 Downing Street yesterday morning.

# brexit - Friday 24 May, 2019

Grassroots Tories will have a huge role to play in choosing their next leader - here's how the contest works

Following Theresa May’s departure, how will the Conservative Party choose its leader?

'Anything is possible now': No-deal Brexit is more likely than ever before, says Tánaiste

‘We do have to prepare for the worst case,’ said Simon Coveney.

As it happened: Irish and UK reaction as Theresa May announces she will step down as party leader

She will leave the role of Conservative Party leader.

'She's banjaxed': The slow-motion fall of Theresa May

May officially resigned today.

# brexit - Thursday 23 May, 2019

FactCheck: Did a top EU official say 'Northern Ireland is the price to pay for Brexit'?

The claim was made in a video shared from a pro-unionist Twitter account.

Poll: Who do you think will replace Theresa May as Prime Minister? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will replace Theresa May as Prime Minister?

The Times newspaper in the UK has put Tory MP Boris Johnson as the front-runner.

'End of the road': May clings on overnight as she's set to be forced out of Downing Street

While rumours of May’s demise yesterday were premature, the resignation of Andrea Leadsom appears to have sealed her fate.

# brexit - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Theresa May on the brink as Andrea Leadsom resigns from government

Leadsom made the announcement this evening.

The next Brexit step: Withdrawal Agreement Bill to be published on Friday

“We need to take decisions, not to duck them,” Theresa May told MPs, urging them to vote for her thrice-defeated deal.

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